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 2, 2012 at 15:34:00 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: 86%
|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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.38 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 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' 31.6"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 06.6"||0.13 mi||south||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 44.4"||962.56 mi||west||0° 06' 41.7"||7.68 mi||south||962.87 mi|
|24 hours||348° 47' 20.3"||742.81 mi||west||3° 01' 22.1"||207.85 mi||south||776.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Mon 3:34 AM||469 km||291 miles||253 nm||NW|
|Majuro||Mon 3:34 AM||1066 km||662 miles||575 nm||S|
|Palikir||Mon 2:34 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||918 nm||SW|
|Tarawa||Mon 3:34 AM||1722 km||1070 miles||930 nm||S|
|Midway||Sun 4:34 AM||1802 km||1120 miles||973 nm||NE|
|Yaren||Mon 3:34 AM||1943 km||1207 miles||1049 nm||S|
|Baker Island||Sun 3:34 AM||2342 km||1455 miles||1265 nm||SE|
|Hagåtña||Mon 1:34 AM||2755 km||1712 miles||1488 nm||W|
|Funafuti||Mon 3:34 AM||2964 km||1842 miles||1601 nm||SSE|
|Honiara||Mon 2:34 AM||3105 km||1929 miles||1676 nm||SSW|
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