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 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.
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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.49 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 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' 01.8"||0.04 mi||south||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 40.5"||929.10 mi||west||0° 01' 50.9"||2.12 mi||south||929.01 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 12.7"||993.25 mi||east||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||north||993.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iquique *||Wed 12:46 PM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm||WNW|
|Sucre||Wed 11:46 AM||398 km||248 miles||215 nm||ENE|
|La Paz||Wed 11:46 AM||471 km||293 miles||255 nm||N|
|Salta||Wed 12:46 PM||556 km||346 miles||300 nm||SE|
|Arequipa||Wed 10:46 AM||569 km||353 miles||307 nm||NNW|
|Santa Cruz||Wed 11:46 AM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm||ENE|
|Tucumán||Wed 12:46 PM||758 km||471 miles||409 nm||SSE|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Wed 10:46 AM||937 km||582 miles||506 nm||NNW|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Wed 11:46 AM||941 km||584 miles||508 nm||ENE|
|Rio Branco||Wed 11:46 AM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm||N|
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