Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 06:38:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.00 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.6"||16.29 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||16.29 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 40.7"||977.42 mi||west||0° 08' 36.9"||9.87 mi||south||977.76 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 31.9"||757.53 mi||east||3° 43' 51.2"||256.46 mi||south||804.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Oaxaca||Sun 12:38 AM||400 km||248 miles||216 nm||N|
|Acapulco||Sun 12:38 AM||496 km||308 miles||268 nm||NW|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez||Sun 12:38 AM||548 km||340 miles||296 nm||NE|
|Veracruz||Sun 12:38 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm||N|
|Cuernavaca||Sun 12:38 AM||653 km||406 miles||353 nm||NNW|
|Escuintla||Sun 12:38 AM||670 km||416 miles||362 nm||E|
|Mexico City||Sun 12:38 AM||701 km||436 miles||379 nm||NNW|
|Guatemala||Sun 12:38 AM||701 km||436 miles||379 nm||ENE|
|Santa Ana||Sun 12:38 AM||799 km||496 miles||431 nm||E|
|San Salvador||Sun 12:38 AM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm||E|
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