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 05:30:00 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: 5%
|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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 24.1"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 16.3"||948.96 mi||west||0° 07' 18.1"||8.37 mi||north||949.32 mi|
|24 hours||13° 51' 13.8"||912.69 mi||east||3° 23' 38.2"||233.37 mi||north||949.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Broome||Sat 1:30 PM||174 km||108 miles||94 nm||W|
|Kupang||Sat 1:30 PM||841 km||523 miles||454 nm||N|
|Suai||Sat 2:30 PM||946 km||588 miles||511 nm||N|
|Darwin||Sat 3:00 PM||952 km||591 miles||514 nm||NE|
|Same||Sat 2:30 PM||988 km||614 miles||533 nm||NNE|
|Ende||Sat 1:30 PM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm||NNW|
|Dili||Sat 2:30 PM||1035 km||643 miles||559 nm||N|
|Alice Springs||Sat 3:00 PM||1232 km||765 miles||665 nm||SE|
|Denpasar||Sat 1:30 PM||1373 km||853 miles||741 nm||NW|
|Makassar||Sat 1:30 PM||1477 km||918 miles||798 nm||NNW|
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