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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 01:24:00 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: 75%
|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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 32.2"||16.38 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 20.2"||982.70 mi||west||0° 09' 04.2"||10.39 mi||south||983.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 42.2"||745.46 mi||east||3° 53' 20.6"||267.30 mi||south||796.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lalibela||Tue 4:24 AM||71 km||44 miles||38 nm||ESE|
|Gondar||Tue 4:24 AM||112 km||69 miles||60 nm||WNW|
|Bahir Dar||Tue 4:24 AM||138 km||86 miles||74 nm||WSW|
|Mek'ele||Tue 4:24 AM||175 km||109 miles||95 nm||NE|
|Dessie||Tue 4:24 AM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm||SE|
|Debre Berhan||Tue 4:24 AM||311 km||194 miles||168 nm||SSE|
|Asmara||Tue 4:24 AM||343 km||213 miles||185 nm||N|
|Addis Ababa||Tue 4:24 AM||362 km||225 miles||196 nm||S|
|Teseney||Tue 4:24 AM||368 km||229 miles||199 nm||NNW|
|Keren||Tue 4:24 AM||387 km||241 miles||209 nm||N|
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