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 08:24:00 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: 73%
|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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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' 32.4"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 24.5"||986.70 mi||west||0° 09' 29.0"||10.87 mi||south||987.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 05.8"||747.74 mi||east||4° 02' 10.3"||277.41 mi||south||801.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cumaná||Tue 3:54 AM||123 km||76 miles||66 nm||SW|
|Maturín||Tue 3:54 AM||161 km||100 miles||87 nm||S|
|Saint George's||Tue 4:24 AM||197 km||122 miles||106 nm||ENE|
|Port of Spain||Tue 4:24 AM||209 km||130 miles||113 nm||ESE|
|Chaguanas||Tue 4:24 AM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm||ESE|
|San Fernando||Tue 4:24 AM||229 km||142 miles||123 nm||ESE|
|Scarborough||Tue 4:24 AM||284 km||177 miles||153 nm||E|
|Kingstown||Tue 4:24 AM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm||NE|
|Ciudad Bolívar||Tue 3:54 AM||340 km||211 miles||184 nm||S|
|Vieux Fort||Tue 4:24 AM||381 km||237 miles||206 nm||NE|
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