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 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 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 428.02 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 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' 31.7"||957.17 mi||west||0° 08' 41.2"||9.96 mi||south||956.87 mi|
|24 hours||14° 25' 45.1"||958.53 mi||east||2° 54' 48.9"||200.37 mi||south||971.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Goiânia||Tue 1:08 PM||143 km||89 miles||77 nm||ESE|
|Anápolis||Tue 1:08 PM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm||E|
|Barra do Garças||Tue 1:08 PM||189 km||118 miles||102 nm||W|
|Brasilia||Tue 1:08 PM||286 km||178 miles||154 nm||E|
|São Paulo||Tue 1:08 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Tue 1:08 PM||1074 km||668 miles||580 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Tue 1:08 PM||1249 km||776 miles||674 nm||SW|
|Salvador||Tue 1:08 PM||1345 km||836 miles||726 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Tue 12:08 PM||1595 km||991 miles||861 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Tue 1:08 PM||1646 km||1023 miles||889 nm||N|
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