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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 18:24:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.83 meters/second, 1500.6 km/hour, 932.4 miles/hour or 810.3 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' 21.9"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.07 mi||south||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 58.6"||932.11 mi||west||0° 03' 21.4"||3.85 mi||south||931.95 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 52.3"||988.19 mi||east||0° 36' 51.2"||42.26 mi||south||987.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Wed 1:24 PM||1447 km||899 miles||782 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Wed 2:24 PM||2094 km||1301 miles||1131 nm||E|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 12:24 PM||2157 km||1340 miles||1165 nm||N|
|Guayaquil||Wed 1:24 PM||2166 km||1346 miles||1170 nm||NNE|
|Santiago *||Wed 3:24 PM||2216 km||1377 miles||1197 nm||SE|
|Easter Island *||Wed 1:24 PM||2340 km||1454 miles||1264 nm||WSW|
|Sucre||Wed 2:24 PM||2341 km||1455 miles||1264 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Wed 2:24 PM||2406 km||1495 miles||1299 nm||ENE|
|Quito||Wed 1:24 PM||2429 km||1509 miles||1312 nm||NNE|
|Córdoba||Wed 3:24 PM||2641 km||1641 miles||1426 nm||ESE|
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