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 05:26:00 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: 33%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 29.8"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 53.2"||997.08 mi||west||0° 11' 47.3"||13.50 mi||south||996.99 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 35.9"||852.34 mi||east||4° 35' 26.6"||315.49 mi||south||904.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mbuji-Mayi||Sat 7:26 AM||178 km||110 miles||96 nm||W|
|Tshikapa||Sat 7:26 AM||488 km||303 miles||263 nm||W|
|Lucapa||Sat 6:26 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||WSW|
|Bujumbura||Sat 7:26 AM||554 km||345 miles||299 nm||ENE|
|Bukavu||Sat 7:26 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm||NE|
|Rutana||Sat 7:26 AM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm||ENE|
|Gitega||Sat 7:26 AM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm||ENE|
|Ngozi||Sat 7:26 AM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm||NE|
|Ruyigi||Sat 7:26 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm||ENE|
|Butare||Sat 7:26 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm||NE|
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