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 09:32:00 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: 53%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 32.0"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 00.5"||1004.34 mi||west||0° 11' 32.9"||13.22 mi||south||1004.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 21' 27.0"||784.86 mi||east||4° 42' 18.7"||323.28 mi||south||849.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Boa Vista||Thu 5:32 AM||367 km||228 miles||198 nm||W|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Thu 6:32 AM||383 km||238 miles||207 nm||N|
|Linden||Thu 5:32 AM||401 km||249 miles||216 nm||NNW|
|New Amsterdam||Thu 5:32 AM||414 km||257 miles||224 nm||N|
|Paramaribo||Thu 6:32 AM||445 km||277 miles||240 nm||NE|
|Georgetown||Thu 5:32 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm||N|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Thu 6:32 AM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm||NE|
|Santarém||Thu 6:32 AM||623 km||387 miles||336 nm||SSE|
|Cayenne||Thu 6:32 AM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm||ENE|
|Manaus||Thu 5:32 AM||684 km||425 miles||370 nm||SSW|
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