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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 07:44:00 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||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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.18 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 22.5"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 33.3"||935.17 mi||west||0° 04' 27.2"||5.11 mi||north||935.40 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 56.6"||951.84 mi||east||2° 24' 10.9"||165.28 mi||north||972.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Fri 1:44 PM||1477 km||917 miles||797 nm||NNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Fri 12:44 PM||1986 km||1234 miles||1072 nm||S|
|Port Louis||Fri 11:44 AM||2046 km||1271 miles||1105 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 11:44 AM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm||W|
|Male||Fri 12:44 PM||2690 km||1671 miles||1452 nm||N|
|Victoria||Fri 11:44 AM||2887 km||1794 miles||1559 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 1:14 PM||2978 km||1850 miles||1608 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Fri 10:44 AM||3101 km||1927 miles||1674 nm||W|
|Port-aux-Francais||Fri 12:44 PM||3325 km||2066 miles||1795 nm||S|
|Jakarta||Fri 2:44 PM||3558 km||2211 miles||1921 nm||ENE|
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