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 17:16:00 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: 10%
|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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.19 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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' 24.6"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 39.8"||955.28 mi||west||0° 08' 14.2"||9.44 mi||south||954.99 mi|
|24 hours||14° 31' 40.8"||963.03 mi||east||2° 45' 09.3"||189.31 mi||south||974.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Mon 9:16 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Mon 12:16 PM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||SE|
|Papeete||Mon 7:16 AM||3163 km||1965 miles||1708 nm||W|
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 11:16 AM||3743 km||2326 miles||2021 nm||ENE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 7:16 AM||4227 km||2627 miles||2282 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City||Mon 11:16 AM||4585 km||2849 miles||2476 nm||NNE|
|Kiritimati||Tue 7:16 AM||4598 km||2857 miles||2483 nm||WNW|
|Lima||Mon 12:16 PM||4637 km||2881 miles||2504 nm||E|
|Guatemala||Mon 11:16 AM||4722 km||2934 miles||2550 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Mon 11:16 AM||4753 km||2954 miles||2567 nm||NE|
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