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 01:46:00 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: 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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.2 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"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.1"||987.56 mi||west||0° 09' 14.8"||10.60 mi||north||987.35 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 36.3"||737.13 mi||east||3° 25' 46.8"||235.78 mi||north||769.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Acapulco||Fri 7:46 PM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm||N|
|Oaxaca||Fri 7:46 PM||696 km||432 miles||376 nm||NNE|
|Tuxtla Gutierrez||Fri 7:46 PM||881 km||547 miles||476 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Fri 7:46 PM||916 km||569 miles||495 nm||N|
|Veracruz||Fri 7:46 PM||937 km||582 miles||506 nm||NNE|
|Escuintla||Fri 7:46 PM||949 km||590 miles||512 nm||ENE|
|Guatemala||Fri 7:46 PM||986 km||613 miles||533 nm||ENE|
|Santa Ana||Fri 7:46 PM||1064 km||661 miles||575 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Fri 7:46 PM||1093 km||679 miles||590 nm||ENE|
|Leon||Fri 7:46 PM||1148 km||713 miles||620 nm||NNW|
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