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 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 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' 45.1"||943.71 mi||west||0° 05' 32.8"||6.36 mi||north||943.99 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 32.4"||871.57 mi||east||2° 42' 18.3"||186.05 mi||north||897.79 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||1504 km||934 miles||812 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 5:24 PM||2183 km||1356 miles||1178 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sat 6:24 PM||2325 km||1445 miles||1255 nm||ENE|
|Quito||Sat 6:24 PM||2937 km||1825 miles||1586 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Sat 8:24 PM||3106 km||1930 miles||1677 nm||SE|
|La Paz||Sat 7:24 PM||3124 km||1941 miles||1687 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sat 7:24 PM||3347 km||2080 miles||1807 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 7:24 PM||3389 km||2106 miles||1830 nm||E|
|Adamstown||Sat 3:24 PM||3422 km||2126 miles||1848 nm||WSW|
|San Jose||Sat 5:24 PM||3525 km||2191 miles||1904 nm||NNE|
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