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, October 15, 2012 at 17:02:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.07 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 26.1"||16.26 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.26 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 02.9"||975.22 mi||west||0° 10' 52.3"||12.46 mi||south||974.96 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 24.7"||938.48 mi||east||3° 56' 26.3"||270.92 mi||south||969.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Callao||Mon 12:02 PM||47 km||29 miles||25 nm||NE|
|Lima||Mon 12:02 PM||52 km||32 miles||28 nm||NE|
|Huancayo||Mon 12:02 PM||240 km||149 miles||129 nm||E|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Mon 12:02 PM||534 km||332 miles||288 nm||E|
|Loja||Mon 12:02 PM||949 km||590 miles||512 nm||NNW|
|Cobija||Mon 1:02 PM||951 km||591 miles||514 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Mon 1:02 PM||1078 km||670 miles||582 nm||ENE|
|La Paz||Mon 1:02 PM||1096 km||681 miles||592 nm||ESE|
|Guayaquil||Mon 12:02 PM||1158 km||720 miles||625 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Mon 12:02 PM||1349 km||838 miles||729 nm||N|
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