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 3:33 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 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, 1575.6 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"||978.91 mi||west||0° 09' 47.0"||11.21 mi||north||979.28 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 33.8"||796.41 mi||east||4° 07' 52.7"||283.95 mi||north||850.83 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||1466 km||911 miles||791 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Mon 8:06 PM||2064 km||1283 miles||1115 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Mon 8:06 PM||2109 km||1311 miles||1139 nm||ENE|
|Easter Island *||Mon 8:06 PM||2130 km||1324 miles||1150 nm||SW|
|Quito||Mon 8:06 PM||2362 km||1468 miles||1275 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Mon 7:06 PM||2810 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Mon 7:06 PM||2932 km||1822 miles||1583 nm||NNE|
|San Salvador||Mon 7:06 PM||2994 km||1860 miles||1617 nm||NNE|
|Panama||Mon 8:06 PM||2997 km||1862 miles||1618 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Mon 9:06 PM||3035 km||1886 miles||1639 nm||ESE|
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