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 01:26:00 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: 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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.60 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 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"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.4"||987.67 mi||west||0° 09' 16.0"||10.62 mi||north||987.46 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 28.3"||737.06 mi||east||3° 26' 15.8"||236.32 mi||north||769.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Escuintla||Fri 7:26 PM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Fri 7:26 PM||546 km||339 miles||295 nm||NE|
|Santa Ana||Fri 7:26 PM||585 km||364 miles||316 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Fri 7:26 PM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm||ENE|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez||Fri 7:26 PM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm||N|
|San Miguel||Fri 7:26 PM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm||ENE|
|Oaxaca||Fri 7:26 PM||720 km||448 miles||389 nm||NNW|
|Punta Gorda||Fri 7:26 PM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Fri 7:26 PM||812 km||505 miles||438 nm||ENE|
|Choloma||Fri 7:26 PM||829 km||515 miles||448 nm||NE|
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