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 20:42:00 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: 4%
|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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||north||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 30.3"||942.75 mi||west||0° 06' 13.6"||7.14 mi||north||943.07 mi|
|24 hours||14° 11' 09.7"||929.28 mi||east||3° 01' 38.9"||208.19 mi||north||959.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Fri 3:42 PM||924 km||574 miles||499 nm||S|
|Adamstown||Fri 12:42 PM||2270 km||1410 miles||1226 nm||WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 2:42 PM||2910 km||1808 miles||1571 nm||NE|
|Lima||Fri 3:42 PM||3523 km||2189 miles||1902 nm||E|
|Quito||Fri 3:42 PM||3927 km||2440 miles||2121 nm||ENE|
|Santiago *||Fri 5:42 PM||4152 km||2580 miles||2242 nm||ESE|
|San Jose||Fri 2:42 PM||4201 km||2611 miles||2269 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Fri 2:42 PM||4205 km||2613 miles||2270 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Fri 2:42 PM||4218 km||2621 miles||2278 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Fri 2:42 PM||4243 km||2636 miles||2291 nm||NE|
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