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 13:06:00 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 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.90 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 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' 24.8"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 58.8"||954.74 mi||west||0° 08' 07.8"||9.32 mi||north||955.12 mi|
|24 hours||13° 33' 35.3"||898.03 mi||east||3° 40' 09.6"||252.28 mi||north||940.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sat 2:06 PM||239 km||149 miles||129 nm||NNW|
|Menongue||Sat 2:06 PM||405 km||252 miles||219 nm||NE|
|Huambo||Sat 2:06 PM||460 km||286 miles||248 nm||NNE|
|Rundu *||Sat 3:06 PM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm||ESE|
|Swakopmund *||Sat 3:06 PM||652 km||405 miles||352 nm||S|
|Walvis Bay *||Sat 3:06 PM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm||S|
|Windhoek *||Sat 3:06 PM||690 km||429 miles||373 nm||SSE|
|Luena||Sat 2:06 PM||796 km||494 miles||430 nm||NE|
|Malanje||Sat 2:06 PM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Sat 2:06 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm||N|
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