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 02:12:00 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: 49%
|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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 02:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 44.6"||1004.83 mi||west||0° 11' 12.7"||12.84 mi||north||1004.82 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 07.1"||747.36 mi||east||4° 20' 17.4"||298.09 mi||north||802.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 6:12 PM||3122 km||1940 miles||1685 nm||S|
|Hermosillo||Wed 7:12 PM||3329 km||2068 miles||1797 nm||NNE|
|Papeete||Wed 4:12 PM||3394 km||2109 miles||1833 nm||SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:12 PM||3428 km||2130 miles||1851 nm||W|
|Mexico City||Wed 8:12 PM||3494 km||2171 miles||1886 nm||ENE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:12 PM||3551 km||2206 miles||1917 nm||NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 7:12 PM||3698 km||2298 miles||1997 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Wed 9:12 PM||3800 km||2361 miles||2052 nm||SSE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 6:12 PM||3858 km||2397 miles||2083 nm||NNE|
|San Francisco||Wed 6:12 PM||3880 km||2411 miles||2095 nm||N|
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