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 13:36:00 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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.96 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 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' 27.2"||16.29 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.29 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 15.4"||977.28 mi||west||0° 10' 33.1"||12.09 mi||south||977.03 mi|
|24 hours||13° 31' 41.7"||914.68 mi||east||3° 52' 48.9"||266.78 mi||south||945.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sun 8:36 AM||408 km||254 miles||220 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Sun 8:36 AM||1110 km||690 miles||599 nm||N|
|Quito||Sun 8:36 AM||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm||N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 9:36 AM||1438 km||893 miles||776 nm||E|
|La Paz||Sun 9:36 AM||1444 km||898 miles||780 nm||ESE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 7:36 AM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm||NW|
|Cali||Sun 8:36 AM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Sun 9:36 AM||1826 km||1135 miles||986 nm||ESE|
|Bogota||Sun 8:36 AM||2005 km||1246 miles||1083 nm||NNE|
|Panama||Sun 8:36 AM||2349 km||1460 miles||1269 nm||N|
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