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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:46:00 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: 16%
|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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 27.7"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 51.4"||978.13 mi||west||0° 10' 29.3"||12.02 mi||north||978.52 mi|
|24 hours||12° 26' 50.7"||841.77 mi||east||4° 24' 09.9"||302.59 mi||north||900.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sinop *||Sun 3:46 PM||193 km||120 miles||104 nm||W|
|Barra do Garças||Sun 3:46 PM||445 km||276 miles||240 nm||SSE|
|São Félix do Xingu||Sun 3:46 PM||640 km||398 miles||345 nm||NNE|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:46 PM||752 km||467 miles||406 nm||ESE|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sun 2:46 PM||907 km||564 miles||490 nm||WSW|
|Manaus||Sun 2:46 PM||1214 km||755 miles||656 nm||NW|
|Belém||Sun 3:46 PM||1319 km||819 miles||712 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Sun 2:46 PM||1449 km||901 miles||783 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:46 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm||SSE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 3:46 PM||1510 km||938 miles||815 nm||SSW|
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