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 Friday, December 14, 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
|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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 23.0"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 07.1"||939.70 mi||west||0° 05' 34.8"||6.40 mi||north||939.98 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 46.0"||938.23 mi||east||2° 48' 07.7"||192.73 mi||north||965.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vitória *||Fri 1:46 PM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm||WSW|
|Belo Horizonte *||Fri 1:46 PM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||W|
|Niterói *||Fri 1:46 PM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm||SW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 1:46 PM||642 km||399 miles||347 nm||SW|
|Salvador||Fri 12:46 PM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm||N|
|São Paulo *||Fri 1:46 PM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 1:46 PM||1070 km||665 miles||578 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Fri 12:46 PM||1290 km||802 miles||697 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 12:46 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm||N|
|Asuncion *||Fri 12:46 PM||2085 km||1295 miles||1126 nm||WSW|
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