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 18:20:00 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 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 23.2"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 18.9"||941.22 mi||west||0° 05' 55.2"||6.79 mi||north||941.52 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 19.5"||933.60 mi||east||2° 55' 14.8"||200.87 mi||north||962.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arequipa||Fri 1:20 PM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm||NE|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Fri 1:20 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm||NNE|
|La Paz||Fri 2:20 PM||790 km||491 miles||427 nm||ENE|
|Lima||Fri 1:20 PM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm||NNW|
|Sucre||Fri 2:20 PM||1038 km||645 miles||560 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Fri 2:20 PM||1269 km||788 miles||685 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Fri 3:20 PM||1661 km||1032 miles||897 nm||SSE|
|Córdoba||Fri 3:20 PM||1763 km||1095 miles||952 nm||SE|
|Guayaquil||Fri 1:20 PM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm||NNW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 3:20 PM||1931 km||1200 miles||1043 nm||ESE|
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