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 20:44:00 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: 58%
|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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 32.2"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 17.5"||1001.99 mi||west||0° 11' 09.9"||12.79 mi||south||1002.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 28.4"||771.32 mi||east||4° 35' 55.1"||315.99 mi||south||835.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|General Santos||Thu 4:44 AM||377 km||234 miles||203 nm||WNW|
|Davao||Thu 4:44 AM||386 km||240 miles||209 nm||NW|
|Ternate||Thu 5:44 AM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm||SSW|
|Sofifi||Thu 5:44 AM||471 km||292 miles||254 nm||S|
|Manado||Thu 4:44 AM||545 km||338 miles||294 nm||SW|
|Marawi City||Thu 4:44 AM||564 km||351 miles||305 nm||NW|
|Cagayan de Oro||Thu 4:44 AM||569 km||353 miles||307 nm||NW|
|Melekeok||Thu 5:44 AM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm||ENE|
|Gorontalo||Thu 4:44 AM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm||SW|
|Cebu City||Thu 4:44 AM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm||NW|
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