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 11:30:00 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: 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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.35 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.8 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' 24.7"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 49.7"||953.51 mi||west||0° 07' 57.9"||9.13 mi||north||953.89 mi|
|24 hours||13° 37' 17.1"||901.11 mi||east||3° 36' 53.7"||248.55 mi||north||942.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Sat 1:30 PM||287 km||179 miles||155 nm||NE|
|Blantyre||Sat 1:30 PM||290 km||180 miles||157 nm||WNW|
|Beira||Sat 1:30 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm||SW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 1:30 PM||513 km||319 miles||277 nm||NW|
|Mutare||Sat 1:30 PM||549 km||341 miles||296 nm||WSW|
|Chipata||Sat 1:30 PM||632 km||393 miles||341 nm||NW|
|Harare||Sat 1:30 PM||682 km||424 miles||368 nm||W|
|Chitungwiza||Sat 1:30 PM||685 km||425 miles||370 nm||W|
|Masvingo||Sat 1:30 PM||773 km||480 miles||418 nm||WSW|
|Gweru||Sat 1:30 PM||848 km||527 miles||458 nm||WSW|
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