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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:36:00 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: 7%
|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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 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' 23.4"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.7"||0.11 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 24.2"||940.89 mi||west||0° 05' 43.0"||6.55 mi||south||940.64 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 08.9"||963.48 mi||east||1° 37' 17.2"||111.54 mi||south||965.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 12:36 PM||1270 km||789 miles||686 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Wed 12:36 PM||1399 km||869 miles||755 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:36 PM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 12:36 PM||1953 km||1214 miles||1055 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:36 PM||2022 km||1257 miles||1092 nm||NW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:36 PM||2098 km||1304 miles||1133 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Wed 3:36 PM||2434 km||1512 miles||1314 nm||E|
|Belém||Wed 12:36 PM||2929 km||1820 miles||1582 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:36 PM||3085 km||1917 miles||1666 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 1:36 PM||3249 km||2019 miles||1754 nm||SW|
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