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 11:44:00 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: 63%
|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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 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"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 06.5"||994.54 mi||west||0° 09' 57.7"||11.41 mi||north||994.38 mi|
|24 hours||10° 47' 15.7"||737.31 mi||east||3° 44' 55.7"||257.68 mi||north||776.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cần Thơ||Fri 6:44 PM||138 km||86 miles||75 nm||NNE|
|Ho Chi Minh||Fri 6:44 PM||259 km||161 miles||140 nm||NE|
|Sihanoukville||Fri 6:44 PM||272 km||169 miles||147 nm||NW|
|Phnom Penh||Fri 6:44 PM||300 km||187 miles||162 nm||N|
|Battambang||Fri 6:44 PM||518 km||322 miles||280 nm||NNW|
|Siem Reap||Fri 6:44 PM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm||NNW|
|Nha Trang||Fri 6:44 PM||564 km||351 miles||305 nm||NE|
|Hat Yai||Fri 6:44 PM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm||WSW|
|Kuantan||Fri 7:44 PM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm||SSW|
|Alor Setar||Fri 7:44 PM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm||WSW|
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