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 19:16:00 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 8:42 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 34.7"||959.63 mi||west||0° 08' 44.3"||10.01 mi||north||960.03 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 08.0"||885.99 mi||east||3° 52' 00.3"||265.83 mi||north||932.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ica||Sat 2:16 PM||247 km||154 miles||133 nm||NNW|
|Arequipa||Sat 2:16 PM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||E|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sat 2:16 PM||378 km||235 miles||204 nm||NE|
|Lima||Sat 2:16 PM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm||NNW|
|La Paz||Sat 3:16 PM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm||E|
|Cobija||Sat 3:16 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm||NE|
|Rio Branco||Sat 3:16 PM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm||NE|
|Sucre||Sat 3:16 PM||1047 km||651 miles||566 nm||ESE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 2:16 PM||1625 km||1009 miles||877 nm||NNW|
|Quito||Sat 2:16 PM||1788 km||1111 miles||966 nm||NNW|
- Seasons Calculator
- Moon Calculator – Find times for moonrise, moonset and more
- Moon Phase Calculator – Calculate moon phases for any year
- Sunrise Calculator – Find times for sunrise, sunset and more
Related time zone tools
- The World Clock – Current times around the world
- Personal World Clock – Shows just the cities you need
- Meeting Planner – Find a suitable time for an international meeting
- Time Zone Converter – If it is 3 pm in New York, what time is it in Sydney?
- Event Time Announcer/Fixed Time – Show local times worldwide for your event.