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 13:58:00 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: 40%
|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 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 30.8"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 50.5"||1002.56 mi||west||0° 11' 55.2"||13.65 mi||south||1002.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 56' 53.0"||825.32 mi||east||4° 43' 40.9"||324.91 mi||south||884.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 7:58 AM||2360 km||1467 miles||1274 nm||E|
|Acapulco||Fri 7:58 AM||2503 km||1555 miles||1352 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Fri 8:58 AM||2659 km||1652 miles||1436 nm||S|
|Mexico City||Fri 7:58 AM||2794 km||1736 miles||1508 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Fri 7:58 AM||2964 km||1841 miles||1600 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Fri 7:58 AM||3015 km||1873 miles||1628 nm||NE|
|Managua||Fri 7:58 AM||3187 km||1980 miles||1721 nm||ENE|
|Adamstown||Fri 5:58 AM||3199 km||1988 miles||1727 nm||SW|
|Tegucigalpa||Fri 7:58 AM||3212 km||1996 miles||1735 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Fri 7:58 AM||3284 km||2041 miles||1773 nm||ENE|
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