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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 2%
|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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.15 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.3 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' 24.5"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 32.9"||957.46 mi||west||0° 08' 43.7"||10.00 mi||south||957.16 mi|
|24 hours||14° 25' 19.5"||958.32 mi||east||2° 55' 55.5"||201.64 mi||south||971.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros||Tue 12:46 PM||161 km||100 miles||87 nm||ESE|
|Brasilia||Tue 12:46 PM||286 km||177 miles||154 nm||W|
|Belo Horizonte||Tue 12:46 PM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm||SSE|
|Goiânia||Tue 12:46 PM||438 km||272 miles||237 nm||W|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 12:46 PM||786 km||488 miles||424 nm||SSE|
|Salvador||Tue 12:46 PM||808 km||502 miles||436 nm||ENE|
|São Paulo||Tue 12:46 PM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm||S|
|Recife||Tue 12:46 PM||1435 km||892 miles||775 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:46 PM||1552 km||964 miles||838 nm||NNE|
|Asuncion *||Tue 12:46 PM||1639 km||1018 miles||885 nm||SW|
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