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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 03:42:00 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: 45%
|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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 31.3"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 21.1"||1004.43 mi||west||0° 11' 52.2"||13.59 mi||south||1004.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 58.6"||809.19 mi||east||4° 45' 27.0"||326.91 mi||south||871.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Garissa||Fri 6:42 AM||158 km||98 miles||85 nm||ENE|
|Nairobi||Fri 6:42 AM||173 km||108 miles||93 nm||W|
|Nakuru||Fri 6:42 AM||267 km||166 miles||144 nm||WNW|
|Arusha||Fri 6:42 AM||318 km||198 miles||172 nm||SW|
|Mombasa||Fri 6:42 AM||363 km||225 miles||196 nm||SSE|
|Kismayo||Fri 6:42 AM||472 km||294 miles||255 nm||E|
|Mbale||Fri 6:42 AM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm||WNW|
|Zanzibar City||Fri 6:42 AM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm||S|
|Mwanza||Fri 6:42 AM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm||WSW|
|Dodoma||Fri 6:42 AM||636 km||395 miles||344 nm||SSW|
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