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 11:24:00 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: 7%
|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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 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' 24.7"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 49.1"||953.49 mi||west||0° 07' 57.2"||9.12 mi||north||953.87 mi|
|24 hours||13° 37' 31.1"||901.36 mi||east||3° 36' 41.0"||248.32 mi||north||942.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Sat 1:24 PM||214 km||133 miles||116 nm||NNE|
|Blantyre||Sat 1:24 PM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||WNW|
|Beira||Sat 1:24 PM||527 km||327 miles||284 nm||SW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 1:24 PM||640 km||397 miles||345 nm||WNW|
|Moroni||Sat 2:24 PM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm||NE|
|Chipata||Sat 1:24 PM||764 km||475 miles||412 nm||WNW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 2:24 PM||803 km||499 miles||434 nm||NE|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 2:24 PM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm||ENE|
|Harare||Sat 1:24 PM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm||W|
|Masvingo||Sat 1:24 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm||WSW|
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