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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 01:06:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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' 29.7"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 44.4"||978.99 mi||west||0° 09' 47.0"||11.21 mi||north||979.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 32.2"||796.45 mi||east||4° 07' 54.0"||283.99 mi||north||850.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 7:06 PM||1480 km||920 miles||799 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Mon 8:06 PM||2094 km||1301 miles||1130 nm||E|
|Easter Island *||Mon 8:06 PM||2112 km||1312 miles||1140 nm||SW|
|Guayaquil||Mon 8:06 PM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm||ENE|
|Quito||Mon 8:06 PM||2386 km||1483 miles||1289 nm||ENE|
|San Jose||Mon 7:06 PM||2824 km||1755 miles||1525 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Mon 7:06 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm||NNE|
|San Salvador||Mon 7:06 PM||3001 km||1865 miles||1621 nm||NNE|
|Panama||Mon 8:06 PM||3015 km||1873 miles||1628 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Mon 9:06 PM||3064 km||1904 miles||1654 nm||ESE|
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