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 23:36:00 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: 67%
|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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.03 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 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' 32.9"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||north||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 02.4"||988.71 mi||west||0° 09' 21.8"||10.73 mi||north||988.51 mi|
|24 hours||10° 50' 46.5"||737.03 mi||east||3° 28' 53.7"||239.34 mi||north||770.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maracay||Fri 7:06 PM||54 km||33 miles||29 nm||S|
|Caracas||Fri 7:06 PM||64 km||40 miles||35 nm||ESE|
|Valencia||Fri 7:06 PM||92 km||57 miles||49 nm||SW|
|Kralendijk (Bonaire)||Fri 7:36 PM||177 km||110 miles||96 nm||NNW|
|Willemstad||Fri 7:36 PM||222 km||138 miles||120 nm||NW|
|Barquisimeto||Fri 7:06 PM||226 km||140 miles||122 nm||WSW|
|San Fernando de Apure||Fri 7:06 PM||323 km||201 miles||175 nm||S|
|Oranjestad||Fri 7:36 PM||338 km||210 miles||182 nm||NW|
|Maracaibo||Fri 7:06 PM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm||W|
|Maturín||Fri 7:06 PM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm||ESE|
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