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, September 17, 2012 at 18:02:00 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: 4%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 27.7"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 37.6"||985.35 mi||west||0° 11' 38.3"||13.33 mi||south||985.15 mi|
|24 hours||13° 11' 52.2"||899.33 mi||east||4° 20' 26.7"||298.38 mi||south||941.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pucallpa||Mon 1:02 PM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm||NW|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Mon 1:02 PM||363 km||226 miles||196 nm||S|
|Cobija||Mon 2:02 PM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm||ESE|
|Lima||Mon 1:02 PM||500 km||310 miles||270 nm||WSW|
|Rio Branco||Mon 2:02 PM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm||E|
|Riberalta||Mon 2:02 PM||772 km||479 miles||417 nm||E|
|La Paz||Mon 2:02 PM||902 km||560 miles||487 nm||SE|
|Guayaquil||Mon 1:02 PM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm||NW|
|Quito||Mon 1:02 PM||1230 km||764 miles||664 nm||NNW|
|Sucre||Mon 2:02 PM||1310 km||814 miles||708 nm||SE|
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