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 19:52:00 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: 56%
|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 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 02.9"||1000.69 mi||west||0° 10' 38.3"||12.18 mi||north||1000.60 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 43.4"||740.14 mi||east||4° 03' 34.4"||278.98 mi||north||787.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 6:52 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm||N|
|Bissau||Thu 7:52 PM||1079 km||671 miles||583 nm||NE|
|Banjul||Thu 7:52 PM||1112 km||691 miles||600 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Thu 7:52 PM||1147 km||712 miles||619 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Thu 7:52 PM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Thu 7:52 PM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm||ENE|
|Monrovia||Thu 7:52 PM||1411 km||876 miles||762 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 7:52 PM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm||NNE|
|Bamako||Thu 7:52 PM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm||ENE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 4:52 PM||1998 km||1241 miles||1079 nm||WSW|
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