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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 02:18:00 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: 99%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 874.0 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' 32.7"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 47.6"||1005.72 mi||west||0° 11' 22.8"||13.03 mi||north||1005.75 mi|
|24 hours||10° 50' 38.9"||749.74 mi||east||4° 26' 43.1"||305.47 mi||north||808.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Macapá||Fri 11:18 PM||226 km||141 miles||122 nm||SSW|
|Belém||Fri 11:18 PM||413 km||256 miles||223 nm||SSE|
|Cayenne||Fri 11:18 PM||416 km||258 miles||224 nm||NW|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Fri 11:18 PM||588 km||366 miles||318 nm||NW|
|Paramaribo||Fri 11:18 PM||707 km||440 miles||382 nm||NW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Fri 11:18 PM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm||WNW|
|New Amsterdam||Fri 10:18 PM||950 km||591 miles||513 nm||WNW|
|Linden||Fri 10:18 PM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm||WNW|
|Georgetown||Fri 10:18 PM||1044 km||648 miles||563 nm||WNW|
|Manaus||Fri 10:18 PM||1231 km||765 miles||665 nm||WSW|
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