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, October 13, 2012 at 13:28:00 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: 5%
|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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 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' 29.3"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 12.6"||0.24 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 15.9"||1001.61 mi||west||0° 12' 40.1"||14.51 mi||south||1001.65 mi|
|24 hours||12° 32' 32.2"||867.11 mi||east||5° 02' 03.3"||345.94 mi||south||931.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Macapá||Sat 10:28 AM||240 km||149 miles||130 nm||NNE|
|Santarém||Sat 10:28 AM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm||W|
|Belém||Sat 10:28 AM||378 km||235 miles||204 nm||E|
|Cayenne||Sat 10:28 AM||764 km||475 miles||413 nm||N|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Sat 10:28 AM||860 km||534 miles||464 nm||NNW|
|Manaus||Sat 9:28 AM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm||W|
|Paramaribo||Sat 10:28 AM||936 km||582 miles||506 nm||NNW|
|Georgetown||Sat 9:28 AM||1198 km||744 miles||647 nm||NW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 10:28 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm||E|
|Brasilia||Sat 10:28 AM||1591 km||988 miles||859 nm||SSE|
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