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 18:44:00 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.99 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 20.9"||941.48 mi||west||0° 05' 58.5"||6.85 mi||north||941.79 mi|
|24 hours||14° 15' 25.1"||932.84 mi||east||2° 56' 23.8"||202.18 mi||north||962.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Fri 1:44 PM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm||NNE|
|La Paz||Fri 2:44 PM||1406 km||873 miles||759 nm||E|
|Sucre||Fri 2:44 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Fri 2:44 PM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm||ENE|
|Guayaquil||Fri 1:44 PM||1855 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||N|
|Santiago *||Fri 3:44 PM||1914 km||1189 miles||1034 nm||SSE|
|Quito||Fri 1:44 PM||2089 km||1298 miles||1128 nm||N|
|Córdoba||Fri 3:44 PM||2194 km||1363 miles||1185 nm||SE|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 12:44 PM||2199 km||1366 miles||1187 nm||NNW|
|Asuncion *||Fri 3:44 PM||2521 km||1566 miles||1361 nm||ESE|
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