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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 4%
|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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 22.8"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 48.9"||939.28 mi||west||0° 05' 28.1"||6.27 mi||south||939.04 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 45.0"||988.17 mi||east||1° 30' 38.6"||103.92 mi||south||988.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Tue 10:46 AM||1070 km||665 miles||578 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Tue 11:46 AM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Tue 10:46 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Tue 11:46 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1049 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Tue 11:46 AM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm||ENE|
|Santiago *||Tue 12:46 PM||2041 km||1268 miles||1102 nm||SE|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 9:46 AM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Tue 10:46 AM||2178 km||1353 miles||1176 nm||NNE|
|Córdoba||Tue 12:46 PM||2383 km||1481 miles||1287 nm||SE|
|Easter Island *||Tue 10:46 AM||2755 km||1712 miles||1488 nm||WSW|
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