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 20:48:00 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: 36%
|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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 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"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.9"||942.09 mi||west||0° 05' 14.6"||6.01 mi||north||942.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 40.0"||875.86 mi||east||2° 35' 50.5"||178.63 mi||north||900.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sat 4:48 PM||344 km||214 miles||186 nm||NNW|
|Santa Cruz||Sat 4:48 PM||399 km||248 miles||216 nm||WNW|
|Sucre||Sat 4:48 PM||583 km||362 miles||315 nm||W|
|Asuncion *||Sat 5:48 PM||701 km||436 miles||379 nm||SSE|
|Salta||Sat 5:48 PM||847 km||526 miles||457 nm||SW|
|La Paz||Sat 4:48 PM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||WNW|
|Tucumán||Sat 5:48 PM||1009 km||627 miles||545 nm||SSW|
|Brasilia||Sat 5:48 PM||1314 km||817 miles||710 nm||ENE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 4:48 PM||1345 km||836 miles||726 nm||NW|
|Córdoba||Sat 5:48 PM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm||SSW|
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