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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 = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:18:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' North, Longitude: 98° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.03 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.7"961.69 miWest0° 05' 57.5"6.83 miNorth961.46 mi
24 hours11° 34' 14.5"766.38 miEast1° 59' 38.7"137.14 miNorth774.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Thu 1:18 PM168 km104 miles91 nmWest W
Oaxaca *Thu 1:18 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast E
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:18 PM236 km147 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:18 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Thu 1:18 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Thu 1:18 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Thu 1:18 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:18 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 1:18 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
Colima *Thu 1:18 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW

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