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 19:26:00 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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.55 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 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' 27.9"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 55.2"||978.64 mi||west||0° 10' 31.5"||12.06 mi||north||979.03 mi|
|24 hours||12° 25' 25.6"||840.55 mi||east||4° 24' 48.9"||303.34 mi||north||899.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Riberalta||Sun 3:26 PM||284 km||176 miles||153 nm||WNW|
|Porto Velho||Sun 3:26 PM||364 km||226 miles||196 nm||N|
|Rio Branco||Sun 3:26 PM||506 km||315 miles||273 nm||WNW|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sun 3:26 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm||SSE|
|Cobija||Sun 3:26 PM||567 km||352 miles||306 nm||W|
|Santa Cruz||Sun 3:26 PM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm||S|
|La Paz||Sun 3:26 PM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm||SW|
|Sucre||Sun 3:26 PM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm||SSW|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sun 2:26 PM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm||W|
|Manaus||Sun 3:26 PM||1065 km||661 miles||575 nm||NNE|
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