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 21:06:00 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: 17%
|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 21:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 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"||16.33 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.33 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 04.6"||979.93 mi||west||0° 10' 36.9"||12.16 mi||north||980.32 mi|
|24 hours||12° 22' 00.8"||837.65 mi||east||4° 26' 20.3"||305.10 mi||north||897.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sun 4:06 PM||1171 km||728 miles||632 nm||E|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 3:06 PM||1215 km||755 miles||656 nm||N|
|Guayaquil||Sun 4:06 PM||1366 km||848 miles||737 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sun 4:06 PM||1634 km||1015 miles||882 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Sun 5:06 PM||2185 km||1358 miles||1180 nm||ESE|
|Rio Branco||Sun 5:06 PM||2191 km||1361 miles||1183 nm||E|
|Bogota||Sun 4:06 PM||2362 km||1467 miles||1275 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sun 3:06 PM||2431 km||1511 miles||1313 nm||N|
|Panama||Sun 4:06 PM||2468 km||1533 miles||1332 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Sun 5:06 PM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm||ESE|
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