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 Thursday, October 11, 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: 19%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 30.7"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||south||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.5"||995.22 mi||west||0° 11' 14.0"||12.87 mi||south||995.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 39.6"||807.64 mi||east||4° 42' 26.1"||323.48 mi||south||873.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alajuela||Thu 8:18 AM||476 km||296 miles||257 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Thu 8:18 AM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||ENE|
|Masaya||Thu 8:18 AM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Thu 8:18 AM||532 km||331 miles||287 nm||NNE|
|David||Thu 9:18 AM||597 km||371 miles||323 nm||E|
|Matagalpa||Thu 8:18 AM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm||NNE|
|San Miguel||Thu 8:18 AM||654 km||407 miles||353 nm||N|
|San Salvador||Thu 8:18 AM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm||NNW|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 8:18 AM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm||N|
|Santa Ana||Thu 8:18 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||NNW|
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