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 06:36:00 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.24 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 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"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 53.2"||982.33 mi||west||0° 10' 56.7"||12.54 mi||south||982.10 mi|
|24 hours||13° 15' 59.1"||900.96 mi||east||4° 05' 17.9"||281.04 mi||south||937.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luena||Sun 7:36 AM||108 km||67 miles||58 nm||SSW|
|Lucapa||Sun 7:36 AM||283 km||176 miles||153 nm||N|
|Malanje||Sun 7:36 AM||475 km||295 miles||257 nm||WNW|
|Tshikapa||Sun 8:36 AM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm||N|
|Menongue||Sun 7:36 AM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm||SW|
|Huambo||Sun 7:36 AM||551 km||342 miles||297 nm||WSW|
|Mongu||Sun 8:36 AM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm||SSE|
|Mbuji-Mayi||Sun 8:36 AM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||NNE|
|Uíge||Sun 7:36 AM||697 km||433 miles||376 nm||WNW|
|Lubumbashi||Sun 8:36 AM||773 km||480 miles||417 nm||E|
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