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 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 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 436.97 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' 15.5"||977.23 mi||west||0° 10' 33.2"||12.09 mi||south||976.97 mi|
|24 hours||13° 31' 39.3"||914.58 mi||east||3° 52' 51.1"||266.81 mi||south||945.59 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||379 km||236 miles||205 nm||E|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sun 8:36 AM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm||E|
|Loja||Sun 8:36 AM||920 km||571 miles||497 nm||N|
|Guayaquil||Sun 8:36 AM||1107 km||688 miles||598 nm||N|
|Quito||Sun 8:36 AM||1343 km||835 miles||725 nm||N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 9:36 AM||1409 km||875 miles||761 nm||E|
|La Paz||Sun 9:36 AM||1417 km||881 miles||765 nm||ESE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 7:36 AM||1603 km||996 miles||866 nm||NW|
|Cali||Sun 8:36 AM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Sun 9:36 AM||1800 km||1118 miles||972 nm||ESE|
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