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 12:34:00 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: 71%
|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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.13 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 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"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 26.4"||988.86 mi||west||0° 09' 43.0"||11.13 mi||south||989.18 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 05.5"||749.34 mi||east||4° 07' 05.3"||283.01 mi||south||805.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mazatlan||Tue 5:34 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 5:34 AM||2456 km||1526 miles||1326 nm||NNE|
|Guadalajara||Tue 6:34 AM||2471 km||1535 miles||1334 nm||ENE|
|Tijuana||Tue 4:34 AM||2537 km||1577 miles||1370 nm||NNE|
|San Diego||Tue 4:34 AM||2553 km||1586 miles||1378 nm||NNE|
|Mexicali||Tue 4:34 AM||2598 km||1614 miles||1403 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Tue 6:34 AM||2625 km||1631 miles||1417 nm||ENE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 4:34 AM||2668 km||1658 miles||1441 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Tue 5:34 AM||2812 km||1747 miles||1518 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Tue 6:34 AM||2838 km||1763 miles||1532 nm||ENE|
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