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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 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: 24%
|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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 23.7"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 01.6"||0.03 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 46.8"||930.91 mi||west||0° 01' 38.4"||1.88 mi||north||931.00 mi|
|24 hours||14° 13' 07.4"||919.44 mi||east||1° 17' 10.6"||88.49 mi||north||927.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Fri 2:24 PM||1662 km||1033 miles||897 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Fri 2:24 PM||1753 km||1089 miles||946 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 2:24 PM||1875 km||1165 miles||1012 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Fri 5:24 PM||2125 km||1320 miles||1147 nm||ENE|
|São Paulo||Fri 2:24 PM||2231 km||1386 miles||1205 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 2:24 PM||2383 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||NW|
|Brasilia||Fri 2:24 PM||2462 km||1530 miles||1329 nm||W|
|Belém||Fri 2:24 PM||3317 km||2061 miles||1791 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 2:24 PM||3355 km||2085 miles||1812 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Fri 5:24 PM||3388 km||2105 miles||1830 nm||NNE|
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