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 14:52:00 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 8:43 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 14:52:00 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' 24.3"||1005.65 mi||west||0° 11' 28.2"||13.14 mi||north||1005.72 mi|
|24 hours||10° 54' 31.1"||754.49 mi||east||4° 28' 35.0"||307.58 mi||north||813.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Garissa||Wed 5:52 PM||203 km||126 miles||110 nm||SE|
|Nakuru||Wed 5:52 PM||275 km||171 miles||148 nm||WSW|
|Nairobi||Wed 5:52 PM||282 km||175 miles||152 nm||SW|
|Mbale||Wed 5:52 PM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm||W|
|Kismayo||Wed 5:52 PM||490 km||305 miles||265 nm||ESE|
|Arusha||Wed 5:52 PM||495 km||307 miles||267 nm||SSW|
|Mombasa||Wed 5:52 PM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm||SSE|
|Arba Minch||Wed 5:52 PM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm||N|
|Lira||Wed 5:52 PM||621 km||386 miles||336 nm||WNW|
|Kampala||Wed 5:52 PM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||W|
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