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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 20%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 27.3"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 23.6"||978.34 mi||west||0° 10' 38.5"||12.19 mi||south||978.09 mi|
|24 hours||13° 28' 18.8"||911.71 mi||east||3° 55' 38.9"||270.01 mi||south||943.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sun 8:06 AM||530 km||329 miles||286 nm||SSW|
|Porto Velho||Sun 8:06 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm||WNW|
|Riberalta||Sun 8:06 AM||766 km||476 miles||414 nm||W|
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:06 AM||977 km||607 miles||528 nm||WNW|
|Manaus||Sun 8:06 AM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm||N|
|Sucre||Sun 8:06 AM||1025 km||637 miles||554 nm||SW|
|La Paz||Sun 8:06 AM||1097 km||682 miles||592 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 10:06 AM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm||ESE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 9:06 AM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm||S|
|Belém||Sun 9:06 AM||1650 km||1025 miles||891 nm||NE|
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