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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.39 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 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' 21.8"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 53.4"||931.12 mi||west||0° 02' 57.8"||3.40 mi||south||930.98 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 24.7"||994.30 mi||east||0° 27' 05.8"||31.07 mi||south||993.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mutare||Wed 10:42 AM||164 km||102 miles||89 nm||N|
|Beira||Wed 10:42 AM||215 km||133 miles||116 nm||ENE|
|Masvingo||Wed 10:42 AM||218 km||136 miles||118 nm||W|
|Chitungwiza||Wed 10:42 AM||332 km||207 miles||179 nm||NW|
|Gweru||Wed 10:42 AM||340 km||211 miles||183 nm||WNW|
|Harare||Wed 10:42 AM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||NW|
|Bulawayo||Wed 10:42 AM||451 km||280 miles||243 nm||W|
|Polokwane||Wed 10:42 AM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm||SW|
|Blantyre||Wed 10:42 AM||562 km||349 miles||304 nm||NNE|
|Francistown||Wed 10:42 AM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm||W|
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