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 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 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 422.73 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' 49.9"||945.39 mi||west||0° 06' 42.7"||7.70 mi||north||945.73 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 32.3"||922.10 mi||east||3° 11' 39.0"||219.65 mi||north||955.67 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||542 km||337 miles||293 nm||W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:34 PM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm||ESE|
|Pago Pago||Fri 1:34 PM||772 km||480 miles||417 nm||NW|
|Apia *||Sat 2:34 PM||894 km||555 miles||483 nm||WNW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Sat 2:34 PM||940 km||584 miles||508 nm||WNW|
|Neiafu||Sat 1:34 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm||W|
|Pangai||Sat 1:34 PM||1015 km||631 miles||548 nm||W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:34 PM||1130 km||702 miles||610 nm||WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:34 PM||1209 km||751 miles||653 nm||NW|
|Papeete||Fri 2:34 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm||E|
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