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 Monday, December 10, 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: 14%
|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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.41 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 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' 25.7"||16.08 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 46.2"||964.82 mi||west||0° 09' 22.7"||10.75 mi||south||964.53 mi|
|24 hours||14° 07' 05.4"||944.01 mi||east||3° 17' 36.8"||226.50 mi||south||963.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsiranana||Mon 8:26 AM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm||NNW|
|Toamasina||Mon 8:26 AM||384 km||238 miles||207 nm||SSW|
|Mahajanga||Mon 8:26 AM||464 km||288 miles||251 nm||WSW|
|Antananarivo||Mon 8:26 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||SW|
|Mamoutzou||Mon 8:26 AM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm||WNW|
|Antsirabe||Mon 8:26 AM||667 km||415 miles||360 nm||SSW|
|Mutsamudu||Mon 8:26 AM||729 km||453 miles||393 nm||WNW|
|Fomboni||Mon 8:26 AM||789 km||490 miles||426 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Denis||Mon 9:26 AM||845 km||525 miles||456 nm||SE|
|Moroni||Mon 8:26 AM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm||WNW|
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