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 23:24:00 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: 37%
|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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 25.7"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.10 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 45.0"||943.63 mi||west||0° 05' 32.6"||6.36 mi||north||943.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 34.6"||871.54 mi||east||2° 42' 15.6"||185.98 mi||north||897.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sat 6:24 PM||1526 km||948 miles||824 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 5:24 PM||2171 km||1349 miles||1172 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sat 6:24 PM||2298 km||1428 miles||1241 nm||ENE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 6:24 PM||2651 km||1647 miles||1431 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sat 6:24 PM||2917 km||1812 miles||1575 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Sat 8:24 PM||3083 km||1916 miles||1665 nm||SE|
|La Paz||Sat 7:24 PM||3096 km||1924 miles||1672 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sat 7:24 PM||3319 km||2063 miles||1792 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 7:24 PM||3361 km||2089 miles||1815 nm||E|
|Adamstown||Sat 3:24 PM||3449 km||2143 miles||1862 nm||WSW|
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