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 13:34:00 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 2:47 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 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' 26.8"||989.37 mi||west||0° 09' 46.3"||11.19 mi||south||989.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 07.7"||749.76 mi||east||4° 08' 12.6"||284.30 mi||south||805.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:34 AM||2316 km||1439 miles||1251 nm||WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:34 AM||2425 km||1507 miles||1309 nm||WNW|
|Los Angeles||Tue 5:34 AM||3317 km||2061 miles||1791 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Tue 3:34 AM||3330 km||2069 miles||1798 nm||SSW|
|San Francisco||Tue 5:34 AM||3420 km||2125 miles||1847 nm||NNE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 6:34 AM||3509 km||2180 miles||1895 nm||NE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 5:34 AM||3679 km||2286 miles||1987 nm||NE|
|Phoenix||Tue 6:34 AM||3694 km||2296 miles||1995 nm||NE|
|Adamstown||Tue 5:34 AM||4018 km||2497 miles||2169 nm||SSE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 3:34 AM||4218 km||2621 miles||2278 nm||SW|
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