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 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||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 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.39 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 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"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 37.0"||935.66 mi||west||0° 04' 35.7"||5.27 mi||north||935.90 mi|
|24 hours||14° 36' 05.2"||950.26 mi||east||2° 27' 10.9"||168.71 mi||north||972.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Fri 12:42 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 12:42 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Fri 11:42 AM||1646 km||1023 miles||889 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 2:42 PM||1705 km||1059 miles||920 nm||NE|
|Victoria||Fri 12:42 PM||1877 km||1166 miles||1014 nm||NNW|
|Moroni||Fri 11:42 AM||2312 km||1436 miles||1248 nm||WNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Fri 1:42 PM||2433 km||1512 miles||1314 nm||SSE|
|Male||Fri 1:42 PM||2885 km||1793 miles||1558 nm||NNE|
|Dar es Salaam||Fri 11:42 AM||2953 km||1835 miles||1594 nm||WNW|
|Mogadishu||Fri 11:42 AM||3104 km||1929 miles||1676 nm||NW|
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