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 Friday, December 9, 2011 at 16:18:00 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: 99%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:52 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 9, 2011 at 16:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.35 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 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' 29.5"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.05 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 33.1"||928.74 mi||west||0° 02' 20.4"||2.68 mi||north||928.61 mi|
|24 hours||12° 19' 24.5"||789.82 mi||east||0° 25' 20.7"||29.07 mi||north||789.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luang Prabang||Fri 11:18 PM||248 km||154 miles||134 nm||S|
|Xam Neua||Fri 11:18 PM||286 km||178 miles||154 nm||SE|
|Kunming||Sat 12:18 AM||331 km||206 miles||179 nm||NNE|
|Hanoi||Fri 11:18 PM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm||ESE|
|Vientiane||Fri 11:18 PM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm||S|
|Chiang Mai||Fri 11:18 PM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm||SW|
|Hai Phong||Fri 11:18 PM||506 km||315 miles||273 nm||ESE|
|Udon Thani||Fri 11:18 PM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm||S|
|Mandalay||Fri 10:48 PM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm||W|
|Khon Kaen||Fri 11:18 PM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||S|
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