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 Thursday, May 9, 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 31.3"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.11 mi||north||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 14.5"||961.59 mi||west||0° 05' 56.7"||6.81 mi||north||961.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 18.2"||766.37 mi||east||1° 59' 15.7"||136.70 mi||north||774.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco *||Thu 1:28 PM||113 km||70 miles||61 nm||E|
|Cuernavaca *||Thu 1:28 PM||301 km||187 miles||163 nm||NE|
|Mexico City *||Thu 1:28 PM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm||NNE|
|Colima *||Thu 1:28 PM||396 km||246 miles||214 nm||NW|
|Querétaro *||Thu 1:28 PM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm||N|
|Oaxaca *||Thu 1:28 PM||456 km||283 miles||246 nm||E|
|Leon *||Thu 1:28 PM||489 km||304 miles||264 nm||N|
|Guadalajara *||Thu 1:28 PM||495 km||308 miles||267 nm||NNW|
|Santa María Huatulco *||Thu 1:28 PM||511 km||317 miles||276 nm||ESE|
|Veracruz *||Thu 1:28 PM||575 km||357 miles||311 nm||ENE|
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