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 17:18:00 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: 55%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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' 32.9"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.3"||1001.49 mi||west||0° 10' 43.9"||12.29 mi||north||1001.41 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 51.7"||740.91 mi||east||4° 06' 16.4"||282.07 mi||north||789.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bertoua||Thu 6:18 PM||125 km||78 miles||68 nm||S|
|Ngaoundéré||Thu 6:18 PM||180 km||112 miles||97 nm||N|
|Berbérati||Thu 6:18 PM||273 km||169 miles||147 nm||SE|
|Bozoum||Thu 6:18 PM||294 km||183 miles||159 nm||ENE|
|Yaoundé||Thu 6:18 PM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm||SW|
|Garoua||Thu 6:18 PM||401 km||249 miles||216 nm||N|
|Bamenda||Thu 6:18 PM||405 km||251 miles||218 nm||W|
|Moundou||Thu 6:18 PM||405 km||251 miles||219 nm||NE|
|Jalingo||Thu 6:18 PM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm||NW|
|Ebebiyín||Thu 6:18 PM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm||SW|
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