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 17:24:00 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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.61 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 23.2"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 14.6"||940.70 mi||west||0° 05' 48.0"||6.65 mi||north||941.00 mi|
|24 hours||14° 18' 17.7"||935.31 mi||east||2° 52' 43.2"||197.98 mi||north||963.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Cruz||Fri 1:24 PM||192 km||119 miles||104 nm||NW|
|Sucre||Fri 1:24 PM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||W|
|La Paz||Fri 1:24 PM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm||WNW|
|Salta||Fri 2:24 PM||726 km||451 miles||392 nm||SSW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 2:24 PM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm||SSE|
|Tucumán||Fri 2:24 PM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm||SSW|
|Rio Branco||Fri 1:24 PM||1187 km||737 miles||641 nm||NNW|
|Córdoba||Fri 2:24 PM||1386 km||861 miles||748 nm||S|
|Brasilia *||Fri 3:24 PM||1538 km||956 miles||831 nm||ENE|
|Rosario||Fri 2:24 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm||S|
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