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 16:08:00 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 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 31.5"||957.23 mi||west||0° 08' 41.2"||9.96 mi||south||956.93 mi|
|24 hours||14° 25' 46.4"||958.60 mi||east||2° 54' 45.5"||200.32 mi||south||971.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barra do Garças||Tue 1:08 PM||161 km||100 miles||87 nm||WNW|
|Goiânia||Tue 1:08 PM||169 km||105 miles||91 nm||ESE|
|Anápolis||Tue 1:08 PM||195 km||121 miles||106 nm||E|
|Brasilia||Tue 1:08 PM||314 km||195 miles||170 nm||E|
|São Paulo||Tue 1:08 PM||925 km||574 miles||499 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 1:08 PM||1094 km||680 miles||591 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Tue 1:08 PM||1232 km||766 miles||665 nm||SW|
|Salvador||Tue 1:08 PM||1373 km||853 miles||741 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Tue 12:08 PM||1567 km||974 miles||846 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Tue 1:08 PM||1651 km||1026 miles||891 nm||N|
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