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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 21.9"||978.09 mi||west||0° 10' 37.3"||12.17 mi||south||977.84 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 03.8"||912.36 mi||east||3° 55' 01.6"||269.29 mi||south||944.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Riberalta||Sun 8:26 AM||258 km||160 miles||139 nm||WNW|
|Porto Velho||Sun 8:26 AM||360 km||224 miles||195 nm||N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:26 AM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm||WNW|
|Cobija||Sun 8:26 AM||540 km||335 miles||291 nm||W|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sun 8:26 AM||579 km||360 miles||313 nm||SSE|
|Santa Cruz||Sun 8:26 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm||S|
|La Paz||Sun 8:26 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm||SW|
|Sucre||Sun 8:26 AM||791 km||491 miles||427 nm||S|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sun 7:26 AM||944 km||586 miles||510 nm||W|
|Manaus||Sun 8:26 AM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm||NNE|
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