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 01:34:00 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: 56%
|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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.45 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 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"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 12.1"||1003.05 mi||west||0° 11' 19.5"||12.97 mi||south||1003.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 49.5"||776.07 mi||east||4° 38' 42.5"||319.16 mi||south||840.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Thu 5:34 AM||999 km||621 miles||539 nm||SSW|
|Mogadishu||Thu 4:34 AM||1435 km||891 miles||775 nm||W|
|Male||Thu 6:34 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm||E|
|Aden||Thu 4:34 AM||1739 km||1081 miles||939 nm||NW|
|Djibouti||Thu 4:34 AM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm||WNW|
|Sana||Thu 4:34 AM||1971 km||1225 miles||1064 nm||NW|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 7:34 AM||2027 km||1259 miles||1094 nm||SE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 7:04 AM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm||ENE|
|Muscat||Thu 5:34 AM||2168 km||1347 miles||1171 nm||N|
|Addis Ababa||Thu 4:34 AM||2209 km||1372 miles||1193 nm||WNW|
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