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 18:56:00 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: 9%
|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 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.95 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 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"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.7"||959.35 mi||west||0° 08' 42.3"||9.98 mi||north||959.75 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 57.2"||886.68 mi||east||3° 51' 22.2"||265.11 mi||north||932.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|La Paz||Sat 2:56 PM||158 km||98 miles||85 nm||ESE|
|Arequipa||Sat 1:56 PM||223 km||138 miles||120 nm||WSW|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sat 1:56 PM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm||NW|
|Cobija||Sat 2:56 PM||553 km||344 miles||299 nm||N|
|Sucre||Sat 2:56 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm||SE|
|Riberalta||Sat 2:56 PM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm||NE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 2:56 PM||688 km||427 miles||371 nm||NNE|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sat 2:56 PM||914 km||568 miles||494 nm||E|
|Lima||Sat 1:56 PM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm||WNW|
|Asuncion *||Sat 3:56 PM||1608 km||999 miles||868 nm||SE|
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