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 00:56:00 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: 49%
|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 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 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"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 50.6"||961.30 mi||west||0° 08' 05.6"||9.28 mi||north||961.67 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 34.0"||830.33 mi||east||3° 34' 55.8"||246.29 mi||north||872.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sun 7:56 PM||1253 km||779 miles||677 nm||SSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 6:56 PM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm||NE|
|Adamstown||Sun 4:56 PM||2661 km||1654 miles||1437 nm||WSW|
|Lima||Sun 7:56 PM||3195 km||1985 miles||1725 nm||E|
|Quito||Sun 7:56 PM||3527 km||2192 miles||1904 nm||ENE|
|San Jose||Sun 6:56 PM||3784 km||2351 miles||2043 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Sun 6:56 PM||3800 km||2361 miles||2052 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Sun 6:56 PM||3818 km||2372 miles||2061 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Sun 6:56 PM||3830 km||2380 miles||2068 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Sun 6:56 PM||3947 km||2453 miles||2131 nm||NNE|
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