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 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: 7%
|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 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.82 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 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' 23.6"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||south||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 31.8"||945.57 mi||west||0° 06' 43.5"||7.71 mi||south||945.29 mi|
|24 hours||14° 54' 46.8"||979.77 mi||east||2° 03' 49.2"||141.96 mi||south||984.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Tue 9:16 AM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 10:16 AM||412 km||256 miles||223 nm||SE|
|Antananarivo||Tue 9:16 AM||548 km||341 miles||296 nm||W|
|Port Louis||Tue 10:16 AM||551 km||342 miles||297 nm||ESE|
|Antsirabe||Tue 9:16 AM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm||WSW|
|Fianarantsoa||Tue 9:16 AM||683 km||425 miles||369 nm||WSW|
|Mamoutzou||Tue 9:16 AM||1000 km||622 miles||540 nm||NW|
|Moroni||Tue 9:16 AM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm||NW|
|Victoria||Tue 10:16 AM||1538 km||956 miles||830 nm||NNE|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 9:16 AM||1925 km||1196 miles||1039 nm||NW|
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