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 12:26:00 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 8:42 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.24 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 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"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||north||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 41.3"||928.57 mi||west||0° 01' 29.5"||1.71 mi||north||928.65 mi|
|24 hours||15° 08' 04.7"||978.52 mi||east||1° 18' 33.9"||90.07 mi||north||986.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 12:26 PM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm||N|
|Windhoek *||Thu 2:26 PM||2360 km||1467 miles||1274 nm||E|
|Luanda||Thu 1:26 PM||2423 km||1506 miles||1308 nm||ENE|
|São Tomé||Thu 12:26 PM||2702 km||1679 miles||1459 nm||NNE|
|Cape Town||Thu 2:26 PM||2778 km||1726 miles||1500 nm||SE|
|Libreville||Thu 1:26 PM||2866 km||1781 miles||1548 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 12:26 PM||2898 km||1801 miles||1565 nm||N|
|Kinshasa||Thu 1:26 PM||2912 km||1809 miles||1572 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 1:26 PM||2914 km||1811 miles||1573 nm||NE|
|Accra||Thu 12:26 PM||2977 km||1850 miles||1608 nm||NNE|
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