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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:46:00 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: 8%
|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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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' 23.9"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||south||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 59.5"||949.56 mi||west||0° 07' 23.8"||8.48 mi||south||949.28 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 40.0"||973.38 mi||east||2° 21' 56.4"||162.72 mi||south||980.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Tue 10:16 AM||336 km||209 miles||181 nm||SE|
|Darwin||Tue 10:16 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||N|
|Alice Springs||Tue 10:16 AM||708 km||440 miles||382 nm||SSE|
|Dili||Tue 9:46 AM||1209 km||751 miles||653 nm||NW|
|Cairns||Tue 10:46 AM||1483 km||921 miles||801 nm||E|
|Eucla||Tue 9:31 AM||1588 km||987 miles||857 nm||S|
|Manokwari||Tue 9:46 AM||1867 km||1160 miles||1008 nm||N|
|Port Moresby||Tue 10:46 AM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm||ENE|
|Jayapura||Tue 9:46 AM||1927 km||1197 miles||1040 nm||NNE|
|Makassar||Tue 8:46 AM||1932 km||1200 miles||1043 nm||NW|
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