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 20:16:00 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: 17%
|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 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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' 27.9"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 59.9"||979.24 mi||west||0° 10' 34.2"||12.11 mi||north||979.63 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 45.2"||839.10 mi||east||4° 25' 34.3"||304.20 mi||north||898.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Huancayo||Sun 3:16 PM||35 km||22 miles||19 nm||SE|
|Lima||Sun 3:16 PM||173 km||108 miles||94 nm||W|
|Callao||Sun 3:16 PM||184 km||114 miles||99 nm||W|
|Ica||Sun 3:16 PM||241 km||149 miles||130 nm||S|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Sun 3:16 PM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||ESE|
|Arequipa||Sun 3:16 PM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm||SE|
|Cobija||Sun 4:16 PM||736 km||457 miles||397 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sun 4:16 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm||ENE|
|La Paz||Sun 4:16 PM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||SE|
|Loja||Sun 3:16 PM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm||NNW|
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