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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 23:36:00 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: 17%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.61 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 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' 31.1"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 06.3"||0.12 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 13.9"||963.06 mi||west||0° 06' 20.6"||7.27 mi||north||962.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 49.4"||765.91 mi||east||2° 08' 39.4"||147.47 mi||north||775.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 4:36 PM||1988 km||1235 miles||1073 nm||NNE|
|San Diego *||Fri 4:36 PM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 4:36 PM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm||NE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 4:36 PM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 4:36 PM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||NNE|
|Mazatlan||Fri 4:36 PM||2170 km||1348 miles||1172 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 4:36 PM||2333 km||1450 miles||1260 nm||NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 4:36 PM||2340 km||1454 miles||1264 nm||N|
|San Francisco *||Fri 4:36 PM||2379 km||1478 miles||1285 nm||N|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 4:36 PM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm||NNE|
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