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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 14:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.60 meters/second, 1496.2 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 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' 21.6"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 41.9"||929.35 mi||west||0° 02' 01.1"||2.31 mi||south||929.25 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 16.0"||993.54 mi||east||0° 03' 55.4"||4.50 mi||south||993.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Campo Grande *||Wed 11:42 AM||138 km||86 miles||75 nm||WNW|
|Barra do Garças||Wed 11:42 AM||543 km||338 miles||293 nm||NNE|
|Ciudad del Este *||Wed 11:42 AM||549 km||341 miles||297 nm||SSW|
|Foz do Iguaçu *||Wed 12:42 PM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||SSW|
|Goiânia *||Wed 12:42 PM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm||NE|
|Pirassununga *||Wed 12:42 PM||625 km||389 miles||338 nm||ESE|
|Curitiba *||Wed 12:42 PM||664 km||413 miles||359 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:42 AM||675 km||419 miles||364 nm||SW|
|Campinas *||Wed 12:42 PM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm||ESE|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:42 PM||757 km||470 miles||409 nm||ESE|
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