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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:06:00 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: 14%
|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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.06 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 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' 27.2"||16.22 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.22 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.4"||973.12 mi||west||0° 10' 04.9"||11.55 mi||north||973.53 mi|
|24 hours||12° 40' 58.6"||853.93 mi||east||4° 17' 01.9"||294.47 mi||north||909.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Moroni||Sun 3:06 PM||207 km||129 miles||112 nm||NNE|
|Mutsamudu||Sun 3:06 PM||254 km||158 miles||137 nm||ENE|
|Mamoutzou||Sun 3:06 PM||316 km||197 miles||171 nm||E|
|Nampula||Sun 2:06 PM||391 km||243 miles||211 nm||WSW|
|Mahajanga||Sun 3:06 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm||ESE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 3:06 PM||791 km||491 miles||427 nm||NNW|
|Antananarivo||Sun 3:06 PM||832 km||517 miles||449 nm||SE|
|Zanzibar City||Sun 3:06 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm||NNW|
|Antsirabe||Sun 3:06 PM||882 km||548 miles||476 nm||SSE|
|Toamasina||Sun 3:06 PM||927 km||576 miles||500 nm||SE|
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