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 23:34:00 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: 26%
|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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.97 meters/second, 1501.1 km/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 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' 24.1"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.05 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 06.3"||932.46 mi||west||0° 02' 30.6"||2.88 mi||north||932.60 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 24.8"||910.15 mi||east||1° 36' 32.4"||110.68 mi||north||921.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Fri 6:34 PM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Fri 3:34 PM||1726 km||1073 miles||932 nm||WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 5:34 PM||3432 km||2133 miles||1853 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Fri 1:34 PM||3755 km||2333 miles||2027 nm||W|
|Lima||Fri 6:34 PM||4048 km||2516 miles||2186 nm||E|
|Quito||Fri 6:34 PM||4469 km||2777 miles||2413 nm||ENE|
|Santiago *||Fri 8:34 PM||4489 km||2789 miles||2424 nm||ESE|
|San Salvador||Fri 5:34 PM||4664 km||2898 miles||2518 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Fri 5:34 PM||4664 km||2898 miles||2518 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Fri 5:34 PM||4703 km||2922 miles||2540 nm||NE|
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