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 07:44:00 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: 6%
|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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.06 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.3 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"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 28.5"||950.69 mi||west||0° 07' 33.3"||8.66 mi||north||951.06 mi|
|24 hours||13° 46' 03.6"||908.46 mi||east||3° 28' 43.9"||239.22 mi||north||947.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bengkulu||Sat 2:44 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm||NE|
|Jakarta||Sat 2:44 PM||2069 km||1286 miles||1117 nm||NE|
|Bandung||Sat 2:44 PM||2087 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||ENE|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 1:44 PM||2374 km||1475 miles||1282 nm||WNW|
|Singapore||Sat 3:44 PM||2468 km||1533 miles||1332 nm||NE|
|Kuala Lumpur||Sat 3:44 PM||2532 km||1573 miles||1367 nm||NNE|
|Surabaya||Sat 2:44 PM||2550 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||ENE|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 12:44 PM||2640 km||1640 miles||1425 nm||SSW|
|Denpasar||Sat 3:44 PM||2730 km||1696 miles||1474 nm||ENE|
|Pontianak||Sat 2:44 PM||2733 km||1698 miles||1476 nm||NE|
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