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 19:06:00 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 8:42 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.44 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 53.4"||978.39 mi||west||0° 10' 30.5"||12.04 mi||north||978.78 mi|
|24 hours||12° 26' 06.9"||841.14 mi||east||4° 24' 30.0"||302.98 mi||north||899.75 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||Sun 3:06 PM||527 km||327 miles||284 nm||SSW|
|Porto Velho||Sun 3:06 PM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm||WNW|
|Riberalta||Sun 3:06 PM||795 km||494 miles||429 nm||W|
|Manaus||Sun 3:06 PM||1001 km||622 miles||540 nm||N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 3:06 PM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm||WNW|
|Sucre||Sun 3:06 PM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm||SW|
|La Paz||Sun 3:06 PM||1114 km||692 miles||602 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 5:06 PM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm||ESE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 4:06 PM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm||S|
|Belém||Sun 4:06 PM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm||NE|
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