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 12:26:00 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: 52%
|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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 31.8"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 55.3"||1004.62 mi||west||0° 11' 37.1"||13.30 mi||south||1004.76 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 14.3"||788.37 mi||east||4° 43' 18.6"||324.43 mi||south||852.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:26 AM||1183 km||735 miles||639 nm||ESE|
|Acapulco||Thu 6:26 AM||1650 km||1025 miles||891 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Thu 6:26 AM||1736 km||1079 miles||938 nm||NE|
|Santa Ana||Thu 6:26 AM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 6:26 AM||1752 km||1088 miles||946 nm||NE|
|Managua||Thu 6:26 AM||1877 km||1167 miles||1014 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 6:26 AM||1932 km||1200 miles||1043 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Thu 6:26 AM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm||N|
|Veracruz||Thu 6:26 AM||1950 km||1211 miles||1053 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Thu 6:26 AM||1956 km||1215 miles||1056 nm||ENE|
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