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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 92%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 31.3"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 16.8"||950.78 mi||west||0° 04' 51.9"||5.58 mi||south||951.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 30.5"||745.96 mi||east||2° 20' 09.3"||160.66 mi||south||767.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baguio City||Sun 1:36 AM||956 km||594 miles||516 nm||WSW|
|Quezon||Sun 1:36 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm||WSW|
|Manila||Sun 1:36 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm||WSW|
|Makati||Sun 1:36 AM||997 km||619 miles||538 nm||WSW|
|Taipei||Sun 1:36 AM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm||NW|
|Foochow||Sun 1:36 AM||1300 km||807 miles||702 nm||NW|
|Xiamen||Sun 1:36 AM||1312 km||815 miles||709 nm||WNW|
|Davao||Sun 1:36 AM||1360 km||845 miles||734 nm||SSW|
|Melekeok||Sun 2:36 AM||1383 km||859 miles||747 nm||SSE|
|Shantou||Sun 1:36 AM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm||WNW|
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