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 14:46:00 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.
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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.59 meters/second, 1496.1 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.8 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' 41.8"||929.33 mi||west||0° 02' 00.3"||2.30 mi||south||929.23 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 15.9"||993.53 mi||east||0° 03' 39.9"||4.20 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 11:46 AM||48 km||30 miles||26 nm||NW|
|Ciudad del Este *||Wed 11:46 AM||534 km||332 miles||288 nm||S|
|Foz do Iguaçu *||Wed 12:46 PM||537 km||334 miles||290 nm||S|
|Barra do Garças||Wed 11:46 AM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm||NNE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:46 AM||614 km||382 miles||332 nm||SSW|
|Goiânia *||Wed 12:46 PM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm||NE|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:46 PM||847 km||527 miles||458 nm||ESE|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Wed 10:46 AM||855 km||531 miles||462 nm||WNW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 12:46 PM||865 km||538 miles||467 nm||NE|
|Criciúma *||Wed 12:46 PM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm||SSE|
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