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 15:46:00 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: 7%
|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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 05.7"||0.11 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 23.9"||940.78 mi||west||0° 05' 41.4"||6.52 mi||south||940.54 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 12.9"||963.45 mi||east||1° 36' 38.3"||110.79 mi||south||965.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 12:46 PM||1041 km||647 miles||562 nm||NW|
|Recife||Wed 12:46 PM||1282 km||796 miles||692 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:46 PM||1329 km||826 miles||718 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 12:46 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:46 PM||1820 km||1131 miles||983 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:46 PM||1881 km||1169 miles||1016 nm||NNW|
|Jamestown||Wed 3:46 PM||2714 km||1686 miles||1465 nm||E|
|Belém||Wed 12:46 PM||2721 km||1690 miles||1469 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:46 PM||2818 km||1751 miles||1522 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 1:46 PM||3031 km||1883 miles||1636 nm||SW|
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