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 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 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 445.80 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' 53.1"||997.15 mi||west||0° 11' 47.3"||13.50 mi||south||997.05 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 38.0"||852.43 mi||east||4° 35' 25.9"||315.50 mi||south||904.64 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||148 km||92 miles||80 nm||W|
|Lucapa||Sat 6:26 AM||525 km||326 miles||284 nm||WSW|
|Bujumbura||Sat 7:26 AM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm||ENE|
|Bukavu||Sat 7:26 AM||593 km||368 miles||320 nm||NE|
|Rutana||Sat 7:26 AM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm||ENE|
|Gitega||Sat 7:26 AM||632 km||393 miles||341 nm||ENE|
|Ngozi||Sat 7:26 AM||652 km||405 miles||352 nm||ENE|
|Ruyigi||Sat 7:26 AM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm||ENE|
|Butare||Sat 7:26 AM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm||NE|
|Lubumbashi||Sat 7:26 AM||671 km||417 miles||362 nm||SSE|
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