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 21:06:00 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: 47%
|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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 21:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 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' 27.5"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 31.5"||958.39 mi||west||0° 07' 45.5"||8.89 mi||north||958.76 mi|
|24 hours||12° 36' 54.6"||836.24 mi||east||3° 28' 11.7"||238.57 mi||north||876.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Goiânia *||Sun 7:06 PM||145 km||90 miles||78 nm||E|
|Anápolis *||Sun 7:06 PM||183 km||114 miles||99 nm||E|
|Barra do Garças||Sun 6:06 PM||190 km||118 miles||103 nm||WNW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 7:06 PM||310 km||193 miles||167 nm||ENE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 7:06 PM||876 km||545 miles||473 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 7:06 PM||1051 km||653 miles||568 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 6:06 PM||1202 km||747 miles||649 nm||SW|
|Salvador||Sun 6:06 PM||1371 km||852 miles||740 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Sun 5:06 PM||1571 km||976 miles||848 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Sun 6:06 PM||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm||N|
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