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 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: 8%
|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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 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' 25.4"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 29.3"||958.96 mi||west||0° 08' 39.0"||9.92 mi||north||959.35 mi|
|24 hours||13° 21' 18.6"||887.87 mi||east||3° 50' 18.6"||263.91 mi||north||933.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sat 2:20 PM||39 km||24 miles||21 nm||SSE|
|Santa Cruz||Sat 2:20 PM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm||SW|
|Sucre||Sat 2:20 PM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm||SW|
|La Paz||Sat 2:20 PM||751 km||467 miles||406 nm||W|
|Riberalta||Sat 2:20 PM||773 km||480 miles||417 nm||NW|
|Rio Branco||Sat 2:20 PM||990 km||615 miles||534 nm||NW|
|Cobija||Sat 2:20 PM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm||WNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:20 PM||1083 km||673 miles||585 nm||SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:20 PM||1417 km||880 miles||765 nm||E|
|Manaus||Sat 2:20 PM||1437 km||893 miles||776 nm||N|
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