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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 00:26:00 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: 57%
|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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 32.2"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 13.5"||1002.88 mi||west||0° 11' 17.3"||12.93 mi||south||1003.08 mi|
|24 hours||11° 13' 59.6"||774.96 mi||east||4° 38' 05.6"||318.48 mi||south||839.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Male||Thu 5:26 AM||118 km||73 miles||63 nm||W|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Thu 5:26 AM||313 km||194 miles||169 nm||NNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 5:56 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm||NNE|
|Addu City||Thu 5:26 AM||566 km||351 miles||305 nm||SSW|
|Colombo||Thu 5:56 AM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 5:56 AM||662 km||411 miles||357 nm||ENE|
|Kochi||Thu 5:56 AM||664 km||413 miles||359 nm||NNE|
|Madurai||Thu 5:56 AM||741 km||461 miles||400 nm||NNE|
|Kalmunai||Thu 5:56 AM||878 km||546 miles||474 nm||ENE|
|Mangalore||Thu 5:56 AM||956 km||594 miles||516 nm||N|
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