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 14:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.64 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.8 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"||16.28 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.28 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 10.0"||976.48 mi||west||0° 10' 29.5"||12.02 mi||south||976.23 mi|
|24 hours||13° 33' 52.6"||916.49 mi||east||3° 50' 56.6"||264.62 mi||south||946.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 8:34 AM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sun 9:34 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Sun 9:34 AM||1987 km||1235 miles||1073 nm||ENE|
|Easter Island *||Sun 9:34 AM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm||SW|
|Quito||Sun 9:34 AM||2242 km||1393 miles||1211 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sun 8:34 AM||2736 km||1700 miles||1477 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Sun 8:34 AM||2871 km||1784 miles||1550 nm||NNE|
|Panama||Sun 9:34 AM||2903 km||1804 miles||1568 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Sun 10:34 AM||2904 km||1805 miles||1568 nm||ESE|
|San Salvador||Sun 8:34 AM||2949 km||1833 miles||1592 nm||NNE|
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