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 14:36:00 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: 11%
|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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.12 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 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"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 54.4"||957.38 mi||west||0° 08' 30.8"||9.76 mi||south||957.08 mi|
|24 hours||14° 26' 24.2"||959.03 mi||east||2° 52' 52.3"||198.15 mi||south||972.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Mon 9:36 AM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Mon 10:36 AM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Mon 9:36 AM||1563 km||971 miles||844 nm||N|
|Rio Branco||Mon 10:36 AM||1653 km||1027 miles||893 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Mon 10:36 AM||1768 km||1099 miles||955 nm||ESE|
|Quito||Mon 9:36 AM||1804 km||1121 miles||974 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 8:36 AM||1907 km||1185 miles||1029 nm||NNW|
|Santiago *||Mon 11:36 AM||2202 km||1368 miles||1189 nm||SSE|
|Córdoba||Mon 11:36 AM||2444 km||1519 miles||1320 nm||SE|
|Bogota||Mon 9:36 AM||2455 km||1525 miles||1326 nm||NNE|
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