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, October 12, 2012 at 12:28:00 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: 12%
|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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 12.1"||0.23 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 16.3"||1001.76 mi||west||0° 12' 11.8"||13.97 mi||south||1001.95 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 38.8"||832.98 mi||east||4° 59' 29.1"||342.98 mi||south||901.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cayenne||Fri 9:28 AM||374 km||232 miles||202 nm||WNW|
|Belém||Fri 9:28 AM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm||S|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Fri 9:28 AM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm||WNW|
|Paramaribo||Fri 9:28 AM||699 km||434 miles||377 nm||WNW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Fri 9:28 AM||892 km||554 miles||482 nm||WNW|
|New Amsterdam||Fri 8:28 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm||WNW|
|Georgetown||Fri 8:28 AM||1047 km||651 miles||566 nm||WNW|
|Manaus||Fri 8:28 AM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 9:28 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm||ESE|
|Bridgetown||Fri 8:28 AM||1565 km||972 miles||845 nm||NW|
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