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 Friday, August 17, 2012 at 15:54:00 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, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 15:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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' 30.6"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 35.6"||992.79 mi||west||0° 11' 22.0"||13.02 mi||south||993.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 45.1"||804.83 mi||east||4° 44' 59.2"||326.39 mi||south||872.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Georgetown||Fri 11:54 AM||215 km||133 miles||116 nm||SSE|
|Linden||Fri 11:54 AM||287 km||179 miles||155 nm||SSE|
|New Amsterdam||Fri 11:54 AM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm||SE|
|San Fernando||Fri 11:54 AM||320 km||199 miles||173 nm||NW|
|Chaguanas||Fri 11:54 AM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm||NW|
|Scarborough||Fri 11:54 AM||346 km||215 miles||187 nm||NNW|
|Port of Spain||Fri 11:54 AM||351 km||218 miles||190 nm||NW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Fri 12:54 PM||370 km||230 miles||200 nm||SE|
|Maturín||Fri 11:24 AM||460 km||286 miles||248 nm||WNW|
|Ciudad Bolívar||Fri 11:24 AM||479 km||298 miles||259 nm||W|
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