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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 18:28:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.93 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 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' 31.6"||16.25 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||16.25 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.8"||975.01 mi||west||0° 07' 46.0"||8.90 mi||north||974.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 55.5"||766.18 mi||east||2° 46' 01.8"||190.28 mi||north||784.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Puerto Vallarta *||Wed 1:28 PM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan *||Wed 12:28 PM||1197 km||744 miles||646 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Wed 1:28 PM||1210 km||752 miles||653 nm||NE|
|Acapulco *||Wed 1:28 PM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm||ENE|
|Aguascalientes *||Wed 1:28 PM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm||NE|
|Leon *||Wed 1:28 PM||1383 km||859 miles||747 nm||NE|
|San Luis Potosi *||Wed 1:28 PM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm||NE|
|Mexico City *||Wed 1:28 PM||1535 km||954 miles||829 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 11:28 AM||1671 km||1039 miles||902 nm||N|
|Veracruz *||Wed 1:28 PM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm||ENE|
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