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 08:44:00 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: 63%
|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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.23 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 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"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 26.1"||998.07 mi||west||0° 10' 42.2"||12.26 mi||south||998.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 05' 16.3"||761.09 mi||east||4° 27' 09.5"||305.96 mi||south||822.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|New Amsterdam||Wed 4:44 AM||103 km||64 miles||55 nm||SSW|
|Georgetown||Wed 4:44 AM||115 km||71 miles||62 nm||WSW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Wed 5:44 AM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm||S|
|Linden||Wed 4:44 AM||171 km||106 miles||92 nm||SW|
|Paramaribo||Wed 5:44 AM||263 km||163 miles||142 nm||ESE|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Wed 5:44 AM||390 km||242 miles||210 nm||ESE|
|Cayenne||Wed 5:44 AM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm||ESE|
|San Fernando||Wed 4:44 AM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm||NW|
|Scarborough||Wed 4:44 AM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm||NW|
|Chaguanas||Wed 4:44 AM||601 km||373 miles||324 nm||NW|
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