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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 01:02:00 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: 48%
|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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 32.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 43.0"||1004.98 mi||west||0° 11' 14.5"||12.87 mi||north||1004.98 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 32.6"||747.99 mi||east||4° 21' 13.1"||299.15 mi||north||803.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Wed 7:02 PM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara||Wed 7:02 PM||2107 km||1309 miles||1137 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City||Wed 7:02 PM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Wed 7:02 PM||2268 km||1409 miles||1225 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 7:02 PM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm||E|
|Mazatlan||Wed 6:02 PM||2298 km||1428 miles||1241 nm||N|
|Veracruz||Wed 7:02 PM||2352 km||1461 miles||1270 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Wed 7:02 PM||2494 km||1550 miles||1347 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Wed 7:02 PM||2574 km||1600 miles||1390 nm||ENE|
|Tegucigalpa||Wed 7:02 PM||2784 km||1730 miles||1503 nm||ENE|
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