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 14:02:00 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: 44%
|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 14:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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' 32.4"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.5"||1005.72 mi||west||0° 11' 29.1"||13.15 mi||north||1005.79 mi|
|24 hours||10° 55' 00.5"||755.13 mi||east||4° 29' 06.1"||308.19 mi||north||814.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Wed 5:02 PM||556 km||346 miles||300 nm||WNW|
|Galkayo||Wed 5:02 PM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm||NNW|
|Victoria||Wed 6:02 PM||829 km||515 miles||447 nm||SE|
|Kismayo||Wed 5:02 PM||852 km||530 miles||460 nm||W|
|Djibouti||Wed 5:02 PM||1437 km||893 miles||776 nm||NNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Wed 5:02 PM||1460 km||907 miles||788 nm||SW|
|Aden||Wed 5:02 PM||1464 km||910 miles||790 nm||NNW|
|Nairobi||Wed 5:02 PM||1498 km||931 miles||809 nm||W|
|Moroni||Wed 5:02 PM||1560 km||970 miles||843 nm||SSW|
|Addis Ababa||Wed 5:02 PM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm||NW|
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