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 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 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: 6%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 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' 28.9"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 01.0"||988.88 mi||west||0° 10' 57.0"||12.54 mi||north||989.21 mi|
|24 hours||12° 10' 26.9"||831.21 mi||east||4° 32' 36.9"||312.23 mi||north||892.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 11:20 AM||1882 km||1169 miles||1016 nm||ENE|
|Easter Island *||Sat 12:20 PM||2043 km||1269 miles||1103 nm||SSW|
|Lima||Sat 12:20 PM||3010 km||1870 miles||1625 nm||E|
|Quito||Sat 12:20 PM||3039 km||1888 miles||1641 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Sat 11:20 AM||3043 km||1891 miles||1643 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Sat 11:20 AM||3050 km||1895 miles||1647 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Sat 11:20 AM||3093 km||1922 miles||1670 nm||NE|
|Managua||Sat 11:20 AM||3102 km||1928 miles||1675 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Sat 11:20 AM||3201 km||1989 miles||1729 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Sat 11:20 AM||3222 km||2002 miles||1740 nm||N|
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