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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 17:20:00 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: 8%
|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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 25.2"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 23.3"||958.08 mi||west||0° 08' 33.1"||9.80 mi||north||958.47 mi|
|24 hours||13° 23' 41.1"||889.79 mi||east||3° 48' 25.4"||261.74 mi||north||935.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:20 PM||163 km||101 miles||88 nm||WNW|
|Goiânia *||Sat 3:20 PM||312 km||194 miles||169 nm||W|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 3:20 PM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm||SSE|
|Barra do Garças||Sat 2:20 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm||W|
|Pirassununga *||Sat 3:20 PM||650 km||404 miles||351 nm||S|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:20 PM||815 km||507 miles||440 nm||S|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 3:20 PM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm||SSE|
|Salvador||Sat 2:20 PM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm||ENE|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:20 PM||1539 km||957 miles||831 nm||SW|
|Recife||Sat 2:20 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm||NE|
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