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 17:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 21.8"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 50.1"||929.70 mi||west||0° 02' 16.1"||2.60 mi||north||929.82 mi|
|24 hours||15° 01' 50.7"||972.83 mi||east||1° 36' 09.0"||110.24 mi||north||984.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arequipa||Thu 12:20 PM||669 km||416 miles||361 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Thu 1:20 PM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm||ENE|
|Lima||Thu 12:20 PM||960 km||597 miles||518 nm||N|
|Sucre||Thu 1:20 PM||1142 km||710 miles||617 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Thu 1:20 PM||1475 km||917 miles||796 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Thu 2:20 PM||1509 km||938 miles||815 nm||SSE|
|Córdoba||Thu 2:20 PM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Thu 2:20 PM||1952 km||1213 miles||1054 nm||ESE|
|Guayaquil||Thu 12:20 PM||2085 km||1296 miles||1126 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Thu 12:20 PM||2278 km||1415 miles||1230 nm||N|
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