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 23:46:00 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 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 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' 02.3"||988.55 mi||west||0° 09' 21.4"||10.72 mi||north||988.35 mi|
|24 hours||10° 50' 50.3"||736.98 mi||east||3° 28' 39.5"||239.06 mi||north||770.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barquisimeto||Fri 7:16 PM||103 km||64 miles||56 nm||SSE|
|Willemstad||Fri 7:46 PM||170 km||105 miles||92 nm||NE|
|Ciudad Ojeda||Fri 7:16 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm||WSW|
|Oranjestad||Fri 7:46 PM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm||N|
|Maracaibo||Fri 7:16 PM||198 km||123 miles||107 nm||W|
|Valencia||Fri 7:16 PM||211 km||131 miles||114 nm||ESE|
|Kralendijk||Fri 7:46 PM||221 km||138 miles||120 nm||NE|
|Maracay||Fri 7:16 PM||262 km||163 miles||142 nm||ESE|
|Caracas||Fri 7:16 PM||321 km||200 miles||174 nm||E|
|San Fernando de Apure||Fri 7:16 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm||SE|
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