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 07:24:00 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: 6%
|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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.95 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 24.3"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 26.6"||950.36 mi||west||0° 07' 30.9"||8.62 mi||north||950.73 mi|
|24 hours||13° 46' 52.5"||909.08 mi||east||3° 27' 56.6"||238.30 mi||north||947.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bantam||Sat 1:54 PM||599 km||372 miles||323 nm||N|
|Bengkulu||Sat 2:24 PM||1634 km||1015 miles||882 nm||NNE|
|Bandung||Sat 2:24 PM||1663 km||1033 miles||898 nm||NE|
|Jakarta||Sat 2:24 PM||1668 km||1036 miles||901 nm||NE|
|Palembang||Sat 2:24 PM||1830 km||1137 miles||988 nm||NNE|
|Surabaya||Sat 2:24 PM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm||ENE|
|Singapore||Sat 3:24 PM||2221 km||1380 miles||1199 nm||NNE|
|Denpasar||Sat 3:24 PM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm||ENE|
|Kuala Lumpur||Sat 3:24 PM||2349 km||1459 miles||1268 nm||NNE|
|Pontianak||Sat 2:24 PM||2377 km||1477 miles||1283 nm||NE|
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