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 09:02:00 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 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.03 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 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' 00.9"||0.02 mi||north||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 37.1"||928.09 mi||west||0° 00' 56.5"||1.08 mi||north||928.14 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 46.0"||982.07 mi||east||1° 06' 00.1"||75.67 mi||north||988.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toliara||Thu 12:02 PM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm||S|
|Fianarantsoa||Thu 12:02 PM||384 km||238 miles||207 nm||E|
|Antsirabe||Thu 12:02 PM||392 km||243 miles||212 nm||ENE|
|Antananarivo||Thu 12:02 PM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm||ENE|
|Mahajanga||Thu 12:02 PM||647 km||402 miles||350 nm||NNE|
|Toamasina||Thu 12:02 PM||695 km||432 miles||376 nm||ENE|
|Nampula||Thu 11:02 AM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm||NW|
|Beira||Thu 11:02 AM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm||W|
|Mamoutzou||Thu 12:02 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm||NNE|
|Fomboni||Thu 12:02 PM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm||N|
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