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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:52:00 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: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.45 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 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"||0.03 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 45.3"||929.11 mi||west||0° 01' 52.7"||2.16 mi||north||929.21 mi|
|24 hours||15° 05' 07.1"||975.83 mi||east||1° 27' 21.9"||100.17 mi||north||985.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Thu 12:52 PM||56 km||35 miles||30 nm||NNE|
|Campos *||Thu 12:52 PM||131 km||82 miles||71 nm||SSW|
|Niterói *||Thu 12:52 PM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm||SW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:52 PM||362 km||225 miles||195 nm||SW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Thu 12:52 PM||362 km||225 miles||196 nm||WNW|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:52 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Thu 11:52 AM||892 km||554 miles||481 nm||NNE|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:52 PM||946 km||588 miles||511 nm||NW|
|Recife||Thu 11:52 AM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||NNE|
|Asuncion *||Thu 11:52 AM||1815 km||1128 miles||980 nm||WSW|
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