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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:14:00 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: 38%
|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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.18 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 49.1"||944.21 mi||west||0° 05' 38.6"||6.47 mi||north||944.50 mi|
|24 hours||13° 17' 54.1"||870.19 mi||east||2° 44' 19.1"||188.35 mi||north||896.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sat 7:14 PM||901 km||560 miles||487 nm||S|
|Adamstown||Sat 4:14 PM||2227 km||1384 miles||1202 nm||WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 6:14 PM||2952 km||1835 miles||1594 nm||NE|
|Lima||Sat 7:14 PM||3563 km||2214 miles||1924 nm||E|
|Quito||Sat 7:14 PM||3971 km||2467 miles||2144 nm||ENE|
|Santiago *||Sat 9:14 PM||4172 km||2593 miles||2253 nm||ESE|
|Papeete||Sat 2:14 PM||4228 km||2627 miles||2283 nm||W|
|San Jose||Sat 6:14 PM||4243 km||2637 miles||2291 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Sat 6:14 PM||4244 km||2637 miles||2292 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Sat 6:14 PM||4256 km||2645 miles||2298 nm||NNE|
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