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 12:24:00 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: 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.17 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 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' 15.3"||973.29 mi||west||0° 10' 06.0"||11.57 mi||north||973.69 mi|
|24 hours||12° 40' 19.4"||853.31 mi||east||4° 17' 23.0"||294.85 mi||north||909.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Sun 2:24 PM||247 km||154 miles||133 nm||SSE|
|Blantyre||Sun 2:24 PM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm||SW|
|Lilongwe||Sun 2:24 PM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm||W|
|Mzuzu||Sun 2:24 PM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm||WNW|
|Karonga||Sun 2:24 PM||577 km||358 miles||311 nm||NW|
|Chipata||Sun 2:24 PM||584 km||363 miles||316 nm||W|
|Moroni||Sun 3:24 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||ENE|
|Fomboni||Sun 3:24 PM||630 km||391 miles||340 nm||E|
|Mbeya||Sun 3:24 PM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm||NW|
|Mutsamudu||Sun 3:24 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm||E|
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