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 14:08:00 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: 51%
|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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 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"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.2"||1004.81 mi||west||0° 11' 39.3"||13.35 mi||south||1004.94 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 57.1"||790.54 mi||east||4° 43' 48.5"||325.02 mi||south||854.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 6:08 AM||3011 km||1871 miles||1626 nm||S|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:08 AM||3364 km||2090 miles||1816 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:08 AM||3399 km||2112 miles||1835 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Thu 4:08 AM||3465 km||2153 miles||1871 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:08 AM||3570 km||2218 miles||1928 nm||SSE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:08 AM||3647 km||2266 miles||1969 nm||W|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:08 AM||3651 km||2269 miles||1971 nm||N|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:08 AM||3758 km||2335 miles||2029 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 8:08 AM||3901 km||2424 miles||2106 nm||E|
|Las Vegas||Thu 6:08 AM||3944 km||2451 miles||2130 nm||NNE|
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