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 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 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"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 41.8"||929.39 mi||west||0° 02' 00.2"||2.30 mi||south||929.29 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 15.9"||993.59 mi||east||0° 03' 35.6"||4.12 mi||south||993.40 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||34 km||21 miles||19 nm||N|
|Pedro Juan Caballero *||Wed 11:46 AM||239 km||148 miles||129 nm||SSW|
|Ciudad del Este *||Wed 11:46 AM||532 km||331 miles||287 nm||S|
|Foz do Iguaçu *||Wed 12:46 PM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm||S|
|Barra do Garças||Wed 11:46 AM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm||NNE|
|Asuncion *||Wed 11:46 AM||599 km||372 miles||324 nm||SSW|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Wed 10:46 AM||832 km||517 miles||449 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 12:46 PM||873 km||542 miles||471 nm||ESE|
|Brasilia *||Wed 12:46 PM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||NE|
|Sucre||Wed 10:46 AM||1140 km||708 miles||616 nm||W|
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