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 08:54:00 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: 72%
|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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.25 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 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' 24.9"||986.90 mi||west||0° 09' 30.8"||10.90 mi||south||987.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 05.0"||747.87 mi||east||4° 02' 46.4"||278.08 mi||south||802.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maracaibo||Tue 4:24 AM||118 km||73 miles||64 nm||WSW|
|Ciudad Ojeda||Tue 4:24 AM||136 km||85 miles||74 nm||SSW|
|Oranjestad||Tue 4:54 AM||168 km||104 miles||91 nm||NNE|
|Barquisimeto||Tue 4:24 AM||186 km||115 miles||100 nm||SE|
|Willemstad||Tue 4:54 AM||213 km||132 miles||115 nm||ENE|
|Valencia||Tue 4:24 AM||303 km||189 miles||164 nm||ESE|
|Maracay||Tue 4:24 AM||355 km||220 miles||191 nm||ESE|
|Cúcuta||Tue 3:54 AM||411 km||256 miles||222 nm||SSW|
|Caracas||Tue 4:24 AM||412 km||256 miles||223 nm||E|
|Barranquilla||Tue 3:54 AM||458 km||285 miles||247 nm||W|
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