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 Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:42:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:52 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:48 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 33.3"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 21.5"||1004.49 mi||west||0° 11' 18.8"||12.96 mi||north||1004.45 mi|
|24 hours||10° 36' 24.5"||731.96 mi||east||4° 21' 58.8"||300.06 mi||north||788.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 4:42 AM||567 km||352 miles||306 nm||SSE|
|San Jose||Mon 4:42 AM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm||NE|
|Managua||Mon 4:42 AM||1051 km||653 miles||567 nm||NNE|
|San Salvador||Mon 4:42 AM||1095 km||681 miles||591 nm||N|
|Santa Ana||Mon 4:42 AM||1120 km||696 miles||605 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Mon 4:42 AM||1177 km||732 miles||636 nm||N|
|Tegucigalpa||Mon 4:42 AM||1197 km||744 miles||646 nm||NNE|
|Panama||Mon 5:42 AM||1400 km||870 miles||756 nm||ENE|
|Guayaquil||Mon 5:42 AM||1427 km||887 miles||770 nm||ESE|
|Quito||Mon 5:42 AM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm||ESE|
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