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 21:22:00 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 21:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 36.8"||1004.90 mi||west||0° 11' 47.3"||13.50 mi||south||1005.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 33' 58.4"||800.09 mi||east||4° 45' 12.9"||326.64 mi||south||863.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sofifi||Fri 6:22 AM||316 km||197 miles||171 nm||W|
|Ternate||Fri 6:22 AM||337 km||209 miles||182 nm||WNW|
|Manokwari||Fri 6:22 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||ESE|
|Ambon||Fri 6:22 AM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm||SSW|
|Manado||Fri 5:22 AM||630 km||391 miles||340 nm||WNW|
|Gorontalo||Fri 5:22 AM||812 km||505 miles||439 nm||W|
|General Santos||Fri 5:22 AM||871 km||541 miles||470 nm||NW|
|Davao||Fri 5:22 AM||925 km||574 miles||499 nm||NW|
|Melekeok||Fri 6:22 AM||937 km||582 miles||506 nm||NNE|
|Kendari||Fri 5:22 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm||WSW|
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