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 21:08:00 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: 48%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 31.5"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 37.4"||1004.91 mi||west||0° 11' 47.1"||13.50 mi||south||1005.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 33' 41.6"||799.77 mi||east||4° 45' 11.4"||326.61 mi||south||863.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Manokwari||Fri 6:08 AM||128 km||79 miles||69 nm||SSE|
|Sofifi||Fri 6:08 AM||690 km||429 miles||373 nm||W|
|Ternate||Fri 6:08 AM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm||W|
|Ambon||Fri 6:08 AM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||SW|
|Melekeok||Fri 6:08 AM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm||N|
|Jayapura||Fri 6:08 AM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm||ESE|
|Manado||Fri 5:08 AM||1000 km||621 miles||540 nm||W|
|General Santos||Fri 5:08 AM||1152 km||716 miles||622 nm||NW|
|Davao||Fri 5:08 AM||1177 km||731 miles||635 nm||NW|
|Gorontalo||Fri 5:08 AM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm||W|
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