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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 00:34:00 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: 66%
|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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.73 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 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"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.2"||994.71 mi||west||0° 10' 20.0"||11.84 mi||south||995.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 41.2"||755.55 mi||east||4° 19' 48.3"||297.55 mi||south||815.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hadibu||Wed 3:34 AM||945 km||587 miles||510 nm||WNW|
|Male||Wed 5:34 AM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm||ESE|
|Victoria||Wed 4:34 AM||1606 km||998 miles||867 nm||SSW|
|Mumbai||Wed 6:04 AM||1675 km||1040 miles||904 nm||NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Wed 6:04 AM||1692 km||1051 miles||913 nm||E|
|Muscat||Wed 4:34 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||918 nm||N|
|Pune||Wed 6:04 AM||1726 km||1073 miles||932 nm||NE|
|Bangalore||Wed 6:04 AM||1814 km||1127 miles||980 nm||ENE|
|Madurai||Wed 6:04 AM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm||E|
|Surat||Wed 6:04 AM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm||NE|
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