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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:00:00 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: 81%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 32.0"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 04.1"||972.33 mi||west||0° 07' 55.2"||9.08 mi||south||972.66 mi|
|24 hours||11° 05' 58.2"||742.59 mi||east||3° 28' 26.6"||238.82 mi||south||785.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Willemstad||Mon 4:00 AM||298 km||185 miles||161 nm||SSW|
|Oranjestad||Mon 4:00 AM||303 km||188 miles||164 nm||SW|
|Mayagüez||Mon 4:00 AM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm||NNE|
|Ponce||Mon 4:00 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm||NNE|
|La Romana||Mon 4:00 AM||414 km||257 miles||223 nm||N|
|Punta Cana||Mon 4:00 AM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||N|
|Santo Domingo||Mon 4:00 AM||445 km||277 miles||241 nm||NNW|
|Caguas||Mon 4:00 AM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm||NNE|
|San Juan||Mon 4:00 AM||477 km||296 miles||257 nm||NNE|
|Caracas||Mon 3:30 AM||495 km||308 miles||267 nm||SSE|
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