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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:44:00 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: 68%
|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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.77 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 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"||16.47 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.7"||988.11 mi||west||0° 09' 18.2"||10.66 mi||north||987.91 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 12.1"||737.07 mi||east||3° 27' 16.3"||237.49 mi||north||769.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alajuela||Fri 6:44 PM||114 km||71 miles||61 nm||SSW|
|San Jose||Fri 6:44 PM||119 km||74 miles||64 nm||S|
|Limón||Fri 6:44 PM||144 km||89 miles||78 nm||SE|
|Liberia||Fri 6:44 PM||175 km||109 miles||95 nm||WSW|
|Masaya||Fri 6:44 PM||266 km||165 miles||143 nm||WNW|
|Managua||Fri 6:44 PM||290 km||180 miles||157 nm||WNW|
|Matagalpa||Fri 6:44 PM||309 km||192 miles||167 nm||NW|
|David||Fri 7:44 PM||325 km||202 miles||175 nm||SSE|
|Puerto Cabezas||Fri 6:44 PM||341 km||212 miles||184 nm||N|
|Santiago de Veraguas||Fri 7:44 PM||451 km||280 miles||243 nm||SE|
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