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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:26:00 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: 58%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.69 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 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' 33.1"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 05.1"||999.18 mi||west||0° 10' 27.4"||11.98 mi||north||999.07 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 45.4"||739.03 mi||east||3° 58' 31.8"||273.24 mi||north||784.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Masaya||Thu 6:26 PM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm||NE|
|Managua||Thu 6:26 PM||723 km||449 miles||390 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 6:26 PM||754 km||469 miles||407 nm||N|
|San Miguel||Thu 6:26 PM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Thu 6:26 PM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||ENE|
|Santa Ana||Thu 6:26 PM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm||N|
|Escuintla||Thu 6:26 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm||N|
|Guatemala||Thu 6:26 PM||846 km||526 miles||457 nm||N|
|Tegucigalpa||Thu 6:26 PM||855 km||531 miles||461 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:26 PM||873 km||542 miles||471 nm||S|
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