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 20:24:00 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: 68%
|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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.2"||992.79 mi||west||0° 10' 07.8"||11.60 mi||south||993.09 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 50.9"||753.14 mi||east||4° 15' 38.3"||292.79 mi||south||811.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iloilo City||Wed 4:24 AM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm||NNE|
|Bacolod||Wed 4:24 AM||179 km||111 miles||97 nm||NNE|
|Cebu City||Wed 4:24 AM||222 km||138 miles||120 nm||ENE|
|Zamboanga City||Wed 4:24 AM||258 km||160 miles||139 nm||S|
|Marawi City||Wed 4:24 AM||270 km||168 miles||146 nm||ESE|
|Cagayan de Oro||Wed 4:24 AM||285 km||177 miles||154 nm||ESE|
|Puerto Princesa||Wed 4:24 AM||381 km||237 miles||206 nm||W|
|Davao||Wed 4:24 AM||449 km||279 miles||242 nm||ESE|
|General Santos||Wed 4:24 AM||479 km||298 miles||259 nm||SE|
|Makati||Wed 4:24 AM||601 km||373 miles||324 nm||NNW|
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