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 13:24:00 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: 71%
|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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.32 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 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"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 26.6"||989.29 mi||west||0° 09' 45.7"||11.18 mi||south||989.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 07.2"||749.69 mi||east||4° 08' 01.4"||284.08 mi||south||805.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:24 AM||2564 km||1593 miles||1385 nm||WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:24 AM||2651 km||1647 miles||1431 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Tue 5:24 AM||3170 km||1970 miles||1711 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 6:24 AM||3307 km||2055 miles||1785 nm||NE|
|San Francisco||Tue 5:24 AM||3312 km||2058 miles||1788 nm||NNE|
|Papeete||Tue 3:24 AM||3442 km||2139 miles||1859 nm||SSW|
|Phoenix||Tue 6:24 AM||3518 km||2186 miles||1899 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 5:24 AM||3528 km||2192 miles||1905 nm||NNE|
|Adamstown||Tue 5:24 AM||3972 km||2468 miles||2144 nm||S|
|Mexico City||Tue 7:24 AM||4057 km||2521 miles||2191 nm||ENE|
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