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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 6:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 116° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.85 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.25 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"974.77 miWest0° 07' 44.6"8.87 miNorth974.53 mi
24 hours11° 25' 03.4"766.14 miEast2° 45' 27.6"189.61 miNorth784.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 1:48 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Wed 12:48 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Wed 1:48 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 11:48 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:48 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Wed 1:48 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Wed 1:48 PM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:48 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Wed 1:48 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Wed 11:48 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth N

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