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 23:36:00 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: 90%
|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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.45 meters/second, 1535.2 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 829.0 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"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 24.1"||953.75 mi||west||0° 05' 23.2"||6.17 mi||south||954.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 20' 28.9"||744.87 mi||east||2° 31' 56.2"||174.15 mi||south||770.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Khamis Mushait||Sun 2:36 AM||66 km||41 miles||36 nm||E|
|Sana||Sun 2:36 AM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm||SE|
|Al Hudaydah||Sun 2:36 AM||401 km||249 miles||216 nm||SSE|
|Makkah||Sun 2:36 AM||419 km||261 miles||226 nm||NW|
|Jeddah||Sun 2:36 AM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm||NW|
|Asmara||Sun 2:36 AM||474 km||294 miles||256 nm||SW|
|Keren||Sun 2:36 AM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm||SW|
|Port Sudan||Sun 2:36 AM||535 km||332 miles||289 nm||WNW|
|Ta'izz||Sun 2:36 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||SSE|
|Assab||Sun 2:36 AM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm||S|
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