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, September 14, 2012 at 14:18:00 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: 3%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.27 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 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' 30.2"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.6"||998.16 mi||west||0° 11' 57.3"||13.69 mi||south||998.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 39.3"||824.28 mi||east||4° 56' 22.3"||339.40 mi||south||893.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Paramaribo||Fri 11:18 AM||48 km||30 miles||26 nm||E|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Fri 11:18 AM||155 km||96 miles||84 nm||W|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Fri 11:18 AM||177 km||110 miles||95 nm||E|
|New Amsterdam||Fri 10:18 AM||219 km||136 miles||118 nm||WNW|
|Linden||Fri 10:18 AM||297 km||185 miles||161 nm||W|
|Georgetown||Fri 10:18 AM||305 km||190 miles||165 nm||WNW|
|Cayenne||Fri 11:18 AM||374 km||233 miles||202 nm||ESE|
|Boa Vista||Fri 10:18 AM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||WSW|
|San Fernando||Fri 10:18 AM||815 km||507 miles||440 nm||NW|
|Scarborough||Fri 10:18 AM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm||NW|
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