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 12:26:00 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: 72%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.87 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 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"||16.36 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 52.5"||981.54 mi||west||0° 08' 38.3"||9.90 mi||north||981.31 mi|
|24 hours||10° 56' 22.5"||738.13 mi||east||3° 09' 38.4"||217.30 mi||north||764.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kratié||Sat 7:26 PM||33 km||20 miles||18 nm||SSW|
|Stung Treng||Sat 7:26 PM||90 km||56 miles||48 nm||NNW|
|Kampong Chhnang||Sat 7:26 PM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm||WSW|
|Phnom Penh||Sat 7:26 PM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm||SW|
|Ho Chi Minh||Sat 7:26 PM||226 km||141 miles||122 nm||SSE|
|Siem Reap||Sat 7:26 PM||259 km||161 miles||140 nm||WNW|
|Pakse||Sat 7:26 PM||266 km||166 miles||144 nm||N|
|Cần Thơ||Sat 7:26 PM||301 km||187 miles||163 nm||S|
|Battambang||Sat 7:26 PM||325 km||202 miles||175 nm||W|
|Nha Trang||Sat 7:26 PM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm||E|
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