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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:34:00 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: 4%
|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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 23.7"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.6"||0.13 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 50.0"||945.40 mi||west||0° 06' 42.9"||7.70 mi||north||945.74 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 29.7"||922.06 mi||east||3° 11' 41.9"||219.70 mi||north||955.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alofi||Fri 1:34 PM||514 km||320 miles||278 nm||W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:34 PM||643 km||400 miles||347 nm||ESE|
|Pago Pago||Fri 1:34 PM||749 km||465 miles||404 nm||NW|
|Apia *||Sat 2:34 PM||870 km||541 miles||470 nm||NW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Sat 2:34 PM||916 km||569 miles||495 nm||WNW|
|Neiafu||Sat 1:34 PM||939 km||583 miles||507 nm||W|
|Pangai||Sat 1:34 PM||987 km||614 miles||533 nm||W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:34 PM||1103 km||685 miles||596 nm||WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:34 PM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm||NW|
|Papeete||Fri 2:34 PM||1647 km||1024 miles||889 nm||E|
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