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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:46:00 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: 35%
|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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 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' 30.2"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 11.7"||999.03 mi||west||0° 11' 51.4"||13.58 mi||south||998.96 mi|
|24 hours||12° 15' 02.9"||843.88 mi||east||4° 38' 40.5"||319.18 mi||south||898.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bengkulu||Sat 7:46 AM||1085 km||674 miles||586 nm||E|
|Medan||Sat 7:46 AM||1186 km||737 miles||641 nm||NE|
|Kuala Lumpur||Sat 8:46 AM||1371 km||852 miles||741 nm||NE|
|Palembang||Sat 7:46 AM||1373 km||853 miles||742 nm||E|
|Singapore||Sat 8:46 AM||1444 km||897 miles||780 nm||ENE|
|Jakarta||Sat 7:46 AM||1578 km||981 miles||852 nm||E|
|Bandung||Sat 7:46 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm||E|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 6:16 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm||NW|
|Pontianak||Sat 7:46 AM||1949 km||1211 miles||1052 nm||ENE|
|Colombo||Sat 6:16 AM||1950 km||1212 miles||1053 nm||NW|
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