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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 00:06:00 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: 48%
|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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.52 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 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' 27.7"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 46.5"||960.62 mi||west||0° 08' 01.3"||9.19 mi||north||960.99 mi|
|24 hours||12° 31' 08.6"||831.55 mi||east||3° 33' 30.4"||244.65 mi||north||873.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 6:06 PM||1772 km||1101 miles||957 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sun 7:06 PM||1920 km||1193 miles||1036 nm||ENE|
|Easter Island *||Sun 7:06 PM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm||SW|
|Guayaquil||Sun 7:06 PM||2212 km||1374 miles||1194 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sun 7:06 PM||2478 km||1540 miles||1338 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Sun 8:06 PM||2794 km||1736 miles||1509 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:06 PM||2951 km||1834 miles||1593 nm||E|
|Santiago *||Sun 9:06 PM||3043 km||1891 miles||1643 nm||SE|
|Sucre||Sun 8:06 PM||3094 km||1923 miles||1671 nm||E|
|San Jose||Sun 6:06 PM||3104 km||1929 miles||1676 nm||NNE|
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