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 19:54:00 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 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 23.4"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 26.6"||942.31 mi||west||0° 06' 07.5"||7.02 mi||north||942.62 mi|
|24 hours||14° 12' 52.6"||930.78 mi||east||2° 59' 33.5"||205.82 mi||north||960.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Fri 2:54 PM||1483 km||922 miles||801 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 1:54 PM||2181 km||1355 miles||1178 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Fri 2:54 PM||2362 km||1468 miles||1275 nm||ENE|
|Quito||Fri 2:54 PM||2956 km||1837 miles||1596 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Fri 4:54 PM||3155 km||1961 miles||1704 nm||SE|
|La Paz||Fri 3:54 PM||3168 km||1969 miles||1711 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Fri 3:54 PM||3386 km||2104 miles||1828 nm||ENE|
|Adamstown||Fri 11:54 AM||3386 km||2104 miles||1828 nm||WSW|
|Sucre||Fri 3:54 PM||3436 km||2135 miles||1855 nm||E|
|San Jose||Fri 1:54 PM||3525 km||2191 miles||1904 nm||NNE|
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