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 13:44:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.62 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 22.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 57.8"||938.41 mi||west||0° 05' 18.1"||6.08 mi||north||938.68 mi|
|24 hours||14° 26' 03.0"||941.76 mi||east||2° 42' 13.6"||185.95 mi||north||967.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 1:44 PM||516 km||320 miles||278 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Fri 2:44 PM||2661 km||1653 miles||1437 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Fri 3:44 PM||2727 km||1695 miles||1473 nm||ESE|
|São Tomé||Fri 1:44 PM||2775 km||1724 miles||1498 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Fri 1:44 PM||2788 km||1732 miles||1505 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Fri 1:44 PM||2853 km||1773 miles||1540 nm||N|
|Accra||Fri 1:44 PM||2922 km||1815 miles||1578 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 1:44 PM||2929 km||1820 miles||1581 nm||N|
|Libreville||Fri 2:44 PM||2972 km||1847 miles||1605 nm||NE|
|Lome||Fri 1:44 PM||3037 km||1887 miles||1640 nm||NNE|
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