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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 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"||16.23 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.23 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 18.2"||973.77 mi||west||0° 10' 08.2"||11.61 mi||north||974.17 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 10.1"||852.39 mi||east||4° 18' 00.5"||295.58 mi||north||908.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndola||Sun 2:56 PM||184 km||114 miles||99 nm||W|
|Kitwe||Sun 2:56 PM||231 km||144 miles||125 nm||W|
|Kabwe||Sun 2:56 PM||248 km||154 miles||134 nm||SW|
|Chipata||Sun 2:56 PM||258 km||160 miles||139 nm||ESE|
|Lusaka||Sun 2:56 PM||334 km||208 miles||180 nm||SW|
|Kasama||Sun 2:56 PM||336 km||209 miles||181 nm||NNE|
|Lubumbashi||Sun 2:56 PM||349 km||217 miles||189 nm||WNW|
|Lilongwe||Sun 2:56 PM||385 km||240 miles||208 nm||ESE|
|Mzuzu||Sun 2:56 PM||444 km||276 miles||239 nm||ENE|
|Harare||Sun 2:56 PM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm||S|
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