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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 06:16:00 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: 23%
|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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 27.9"||16.38 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 55.1"||982.56 mi||west||0° 10' 57.7"||12.56 mi||south||982.34 mi|
|24 hours||13° 15' 14.7"||900.30 mi||east||4° 05' 50.9"||281.67 mi||south||936.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubumbashi||Sun 8:16 AM||257 km||160 miles||139 nm||ESE|
|Kitwe||Sun 8:16 AM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||SE|
|Ndola||Sun 8:16 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||ESE|
|Kabwe||Sun 8:16 AM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm||SE|
|Mongu||Sun 8:16 AM||536 km||333 miles||290 nm||SSW|
|Mbuji-Mayi||Sun 8:16 AM||559 km||348 miles||302 nm||NNW|
|Lucapa||Sun 7:16 AM||567 km||352 miles||306 nm||WNW|
|Luena||Sun 7:16 AM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm||W|
|Lusaka||Sun 8:16 AM||598 km||371 miles||323 nm||SSE|
|Kasama||Sun 8:16 AM||654 km||406 miles||353 nm||E|
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