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 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 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, 985.6 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"||985.36 mi||west||0° 11' 38.4"||13.33 mi||south||985.16 mi|
|24 hours||13° 11' 50.7"||899.31 mi||east||4° 20' 28.7"||298.42 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.
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Mon 1:02 PM||361 km||224 miles||195 nm||S|
|Cobija||Mon 2:02 PM||453 km||282 miles||245 nm||ESE|
|Lima||Mon 1:02 PM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm||WSW|
|Rio Branco||Mon 2:02 PM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm||E|
|Riberalta||Mon 2:02 PM||743 km||461 miles||401 nm||E|
|La Paz||Mon 2:02 PM||885 km||550 miles||478 nm||SSE|
|Loja||Mon 1:02 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm||NW|
|Guayaquil||Mon 1:02 PM||1161 km||721 miles||627 nm||NW|
|Quito||Mon 1:02 PM||1245 km||773 miles||672 nm||NNW|
|Sucre||Mon 2:02 PM||1292 km||803 miles||698 nm||SE|
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