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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 23:18:00 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: 48%
|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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 23:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 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' 32.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 40.1"||1005.25 mi||west||0° 11' 17.2"||12.93 mi||north||1005.26 mi|
|24 hours||10° 50' 14.4"||749.03 mi||east||4° 22' 35.3"||300.74 mi||north||805.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 5:18 PM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm||WSW|
|Santo Domingo (Ecuador)||Wed 6:18 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm||ESE|
|Guayaquil||Wed 6:18 PM||732 km||455 miles||395 nm||SE|
|Quito||Wed 6:18 PM||740 km||460 miles||400 nm||ESE|
|San Jose||Wed 5:18 PM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm||N|
|Cali||Wed 6:18 PM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm||E|
|Panama||Wed 6:18 PM||923 km||573 miles||498 nm||NE|
|Medellin||Wed 6:18 PM||1088 km||676 miles||588 nm||ENE|
|Managua||Wed 5:18 PM||1094 km||680 miles||591 nm||N|
|Bogota||Wed 6:18 PM||1197 km||743 miles||646 nm||ENE|
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