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 09:46:00 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 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 22.7"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 41.3"||936.22 mi||west||0° 04' 44.7"||5.44 mi||north||936.46 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 00.5"||948.49 mi||east||2° 30' 27.2"||172.46 mi||north||971.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsirabe||Fri 12:46 PM||84 km||52 miles||46 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Fri 12:46 PM||96 km||60 miles||52 nm||NNW|
|Fianarantsoa||Fri 12:46 PM||205 km||128 miles||111 nm||SSW|
|Toamasina||Fri 12:46 PM||241 km||150 miles||130 nm||NE|
|Mahajanga||Fri 12:46 PM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm||NNW|
|Toliara||Fri 12:46 PM||588 km||365 miles||318 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 1:46 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm||E|
|Mamoutzou||Fri 12:46 PM||817 km||508 miles||441 nm||NNW|
|Mutsamudu||Fri 12:46 PM||914 km||568 miles||494 nm||NNW|
|Fomboni||Fri 12:46 PM||933 km||580 miles||504 nm||NNW|
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