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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 19:16:00 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: 35%
|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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 25.4"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 25.9"||941.21 mi||west||0° 05' 03.6"||5.80 mi||north||941.48 mi|
|24 hours||13° 27' 38.9"||878.40 mi||east||2° 31' 58.0"||174.19 mi||north||901.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória||Sat 4:16 PM||305 km||189 miles||165 nm||WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Sat 4:16 PM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm||W|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 4:16 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm||SW|
|Salvador||Sat 4:16 PM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm||N|
|São Paulo||Sat 4:16 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 4:16 PM||1160 km||721 miles||626 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Sat 4:16 PM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:16 PM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm||N|
|Asuncion *||Sat 4:16 PM||2161 km||1343 miles||1167 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Sat 4:16 PM||2311 km||1436 miles||1248 nm||NNW|
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