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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:46:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.7 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' 21.6"||15.47 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 36.9"||928.07 mi||west||0° 00' 54.0"||1.03 mi||north||928.11 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 01.7"||982.33 mi||east||1° 05' 00.7"||74.54 mi||north||988.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fianarantsoa||Thu 11:46 AM||65 km||40 miles||35 nm||SSW|
|Antsirabe||Thu 11:46 AM||117 km||72 miles||63 nm||NNW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 11:46 AM||221 km||137 miles||119 nm||N|
|Toamasina||Thu 11:46 AM||377 km||235 miles||204 nm||NE|
|Toliara||Thu 11:46 AM||461 km||286 miles||249 nm||SW|
|Mahajanga||Thu 11:46 AM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm||N|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 12:46 PM||851 km||529 miles||460 nm||E|
|Mamoutzou||Thu 11:46 AM||924 km||574 miles||499 nm||NNW|
|Mutsamudu||Thu 11:46 AM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm||NNW|
|Port Louis||Thu 12:46 PM||1070 km||665 miles||578 nm||E|
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