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 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: 34%
|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 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 29.9"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 59.1"||997.79 mi||west||0° 11' 48.6"||13.53 mi||south||997.70 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 53.5"||849.74 mi||east||4° 36' 31.4"||316.74 mi||south||902.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Moroni||Sat 6:58 AM||715 km||444 miles||386 nm||SSW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 6:58 AM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm||SSW|
|Kismayo||Sat 6:58 AM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm||NNW|
|Mombasa||Sat 6:58 AM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm||WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 6:58 AM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm||W|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 6:58 AM||773 km||480 miles||417 nm||S|
|Zanzibar City||Sat 6:58 AM||775 km||482 miles||419 nm||W|
|Mogadishu||Sat 6:58 AM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm||N|
|Garissa||Sat 6:58 AM||942 km||585 miles||509 nm||NW|
|Victoria||Sat 7:58 AM||1036 km||644 miles||559 nm||E|
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