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 03:58:00 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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 20.2"||1004.40 mi||west||0° 11' 52.3"||13.60 mi||south||1004.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 20.0"||809.59 mi||east||4° 45' 26.3"||326.90 mi||south||871.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kisumu||Fri 6:58 AM||115 km||72 miles||62 nm||NNE|
|Nakuru||Fri 6:58 AM||198 km||123 miles||107 nm||ENE|
|Mwanza||Fri 6:58 AM||235 km||146 miles||127 nm||SW|
|Mbale||Fri 6:58 AM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm||N|
|Entebbe||Fri 6:58 AM||259 km||161 miles||140 nm||WNW|
|Nairobi||Fri 6:58 AM||261 km||162 miles||141 nm||E|
|Kampala||Fri 6:58 AM||263 km||164 miles||142 nm||NW|
|Arusha||Fri 6:58 AM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm||SE|
|Lira||Fri 6:58 AM||410 km||255 miles||222 nm||NNW|
|Mbarara||Fri 6:58 AM||429 km||266 miles||232 nm||W|
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