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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 05:18:00 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: 40%
|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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.37 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 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' 32.0"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 01.5"||1005.14 mi||west||0° 11' 36.8"||13.30 mi||north||1005.26 mi|
|24 hours||348° 58' 48.5"||762.12 mi||west||4° 33' 57.1"||313.71 mi||north||823.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tarawa||Wed 5:18 PM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm||WNW|
|Baker Island||Tue 5:18 PM||729 km||453 miles||394 nm||E|
|Funafuti||Wed 5:18 PM||858 km||533 miles||464 nm||SSE|
|Majuro||Wed 5:18 PM||1118 km||695 miles||604 nm||NW|
|Yaren||Wed 5:18 PM||1134 km||704 miles||612 nm||W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 6:18 PM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||SE|
|Apia *||Wed 7:18 PM||1872 km||1163 miles||1011 nm||SE|
|Suva *||Wed 6:18 PM||1895 km||1178 miles||1023 nm||S|
|Port Vila||Wed 4:18 PM||2080 km||1292 miles||1123 nm||SSW|
|Honiara||Wed 4:18 PM||2112 km||1312 miles||1140 nm||WSW|
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