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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 6:28:00 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 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 100° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 14.5"961.60 miWest0° 05' 56.8"6.81 miNorth961.38 mi
24 hours11° 34' 17.9"766.37 miEast1° 59' 18.0"136.74 miNorth774.37 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 1:28 PM90 km56 miles49 nmEast E
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:28 PM284 km177 miles153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Colima *Thu 1:28 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Thu 1:28 PM427 km265 miles231 nmEast E
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:28 PM482 km300 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Thu 1:28 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE

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