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 01:32:00 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 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 43.8"||1004.98 mi||west||0° 11' 13.7"||12.86 mi||north||1004.98 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 21.3"||747.76 mi||east||4° 20' 49.0"||298.71 mi||north||803.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Wed 7:32 PM||2437 km||1514 miles||1316 nm||NE|
|Guadalajara||Wed 7:32 PM||2476 km||1538 miles||1337 nm||NE|
|Mazatlan||Wed 6:32 PM||2535 km||1575 miles||1369 nm||NNE|
|Aguascalientes||Wed 7:32 PM||2646 km||1644 miles||1429 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Wed 7:32 PM||2683 km||1667 miles||1449 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:32 PM||2978 km||1850 miles||1608 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 7:32 PM||3088 km||1919 miles||1667 nm||E|
|Guatemala||Wed 7:32 PM||3196 km||1986 miles||1726 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Wed 7:32 PM||3297 km||2049 miles||1780 nm||ENE|
|Adamstown||Wed 5:32 PM||3389 km||2106 miles||1830 nm||SSW|
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