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 11, 2011 at 04:18:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.30 meters/second, 1491.5 km/hour, 926.8 miles/hour or 805.3 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' 28.6"||15.45 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||south||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 43.8"||926.41 mi||west||0° 01' 46.6"||2.04 mi||south||926.51 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 29.1"||800.39 mi||east||1° 14' 52.1"||85.85 mi||south||808.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Codrington (Barbuda)||Sun 12:18 AM||577 km||358 miles||312 nm||SSW|
|The Valley||Sun 12:18 AM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm||SW|
|Marigot||Sun 12:18 AM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm||SW|
|Gustavia||Sun 12:18 AM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm||SW|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Sun 12:18 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm||SSW|
|Basseterre (St. Kitts)||Sun 12:18 AM||655 km||407 miles||353 nm||SSW|
|Brades||Sun 12:18 AM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm||SSW|
|Road Town||Sun 12:18 AM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm||SW|
|Pointe-à-Pitre||Sun 12:18 AM||710 km||441 miles||384 nm||SSW|
|Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)||Sun 12:18 AM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm||SSW|
- Seasons Calculator
- Moon Calculator – Find times for moonrise, moonset and more
- Moon Phase Calculator – Calculate moon phases for any year
- Sunrise Calculator – Find times for sunrise, sunset and more
Related time zone tools
- The World Clock – Current times around the world
- Personal World Clock – Shows just the cities you need
- Meeting Planner – Find a suitable time for an international meeting
- Time Zone Converter – If it is 3 pm in New York, what time is it in Sydney?
- Event Time Announcer/Fixed Time – Show local times worldwide for your event.