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 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.6 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"||940.80 mi||west||0° 05' 41.5"||6.53 mi||south||940.55 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 12.5"||963.46 mi||east||1° 36' 42.2"||110.87 mi||south||965.03 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||1062 km||660 miles||574 nm||NW|
|Recife||Wed 12:46 PM||1291 km||802 miles||697 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:46 PM||1355 km||842 miles||732 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 12:46 PM||1713 km||1065 miles||925 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia||Wed 12:46 PM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Wed 12:46 PM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm||NNW|
|Jamestown||Wed 3:46 PM||2686 km||1669 miles||1450 nm||E|
|Belém||Wed 12:46 PM||2741 km||1703 miles||1480 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Wed 12:46 PM||2845 km||1768 miles||1536 nm||WSW|
|Montevideo *||Wed 1:46 PM||3052 km||1897 miles||1648 nm||SW|
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