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 16:20:00 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.
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 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 09.7"||940.04 mi||west||0° 05' 39.4"||6.49 mi||north||940.33 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 34.1"||937.22 mi||east||2° 49' 43.9"||194.56 mi||north||964.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Uberaba *||Fri 2:20 PM||156 km||97 miles||84 nm||WSW|
|Uberlândia *||Fri 2:20 PM||177 km||110 miles||96 nm||W|
|Belo Horizonte *||Fri 2:20 PM||292 km||181 miles||158 nm||ESE|
|Pirassununga *||Fri 2:20 PM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm||SSW|
|Goiânia *||Fri 2:20 PM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm||NW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 2:20 PM||397 km||247 miles||215 nm||NNW|
|Campinas *||Fri 2:20 PM||416 km||258 miles||225 nm||S|
|São Paulo *||Fri 2:20 PM||487 km||302 miles||263 nm||S|
|Santos *||Fri 2:20 PM||532 km||330 miles||287 nm||S|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Fri 2:20 PM||551 km||342 miles||298 nm||SE|
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