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 Monday, December 17, 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: 23%
|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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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' 29.3"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 28.3"||990.54 mi||west||0° 11' 16.8"||12.92 mi||north||990.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 58.0"||811.12 mi||east||4° 36' 36.7"||316.80 mi||north||874.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dar es Salaam||Mon 4:06 PM||279 km||173 miles||150 nm||NW|
|Zanzibar City||Mon 4:06 PM||344 km||214 miles||186 nm||NNW|
|Moroni||Mon 4:06 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm||SE|
|Fomboni||Mon 4:06 PM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm||SE|
|Mutsamudu||Mon 4:06 PM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm||SE|
|Mombasa||Mon 4:06 PM||542 km||337 miles||293 nm||NNW|
|Dodoma||Mon 4:06 PM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm||WNW|
|Mamoutzou||Mon 4:06 PM||652 km||405 miles||352 nm||SE|
|Nampula||Mon 3:06 PM||717 km||446 miles||387 nm||SSW|
|Mbeya||Mon 4:06 PM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm||W|
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