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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:46:00 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: 12%
|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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 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' 25.0"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 04.6"||958.84 mi||west||0° 08' 41.9"||9.97 mi||south||958.55 mi|
|24 hours||14° 22' 39.5"||956.17 mi||east||2° 58' 04.2"||204.10 mi||south||970.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cuiabá *||Mon 9:46 AM||103 km||64 miles||55 nm||WNW|
|Barra do Garças||Mon 9:46 AM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm||E|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Mon 8:46 AM||614 km||381 miles||331 nm||W|
|Goiânia *||Mon 10:46 AM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm||E|
|Brasilia *||Mon 10:46 AM||788 km||490 miles||426 nm||E|
|Asuncion *||Mon 9:46 AM||1060 km||659 miles||573 nm||SSW|
|Sucre||Mon 8:46 AM||1117 km||694 miles||603 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 10:46 AM||1232 km||766 miles||665 nm||SE|
|La Paz||Mon 8:46 AM||1379 km||857 miles||745 nm||W|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 10:46 AM||1483 km||921 miles||801 nm||ESE|
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