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 15:08:00 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: 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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 30.7"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 46.6"||1002.19 mi||west||0° 11' 55.1"||13.65 mi||south||1002.18 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 43.6"||827.19 mi||east||4° 43' 18.0"||324.45 mi||south||885.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 7:08 AM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm||S|
|Papeete||Fri 5:08 AM||2864 km||1780 miles||1546 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Fri 10:08 AM||3273 km||2034 miles||1767 nm||SE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 5:08 AM||3354 km||2084 miles||1811 nm||W|
|Hermosillo||Fri 8:08 AM||4002 km||2487 miles||2161 nm||NNE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 5:08 AM||4003 km||2487 miles||2161 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City||Fri 9:08 AM||4008 km||2490 miles||2164 nm||NE|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 9:08 AM||4240 km||2634 miles||2289 nm||E|
|Los Angeles||Fri 7:08 AM||4252 km||2642 miles||2296 nm||NNE|
|Honolulu||Fri 5:08 AM||4275 km||2656 miles||2308 nm||NW|
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