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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 76%
|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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.68 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 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' 32.6"||16.24 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||16.24 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 38.6"||974.36 mi||west||0° 07' 52.1"||9.02 mi||north||974.11 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 58.7"||740.31 mi||east||2° 49' 32.9"||194.30 mi||north||760.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Oranjestad||Sat 8:36 PM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm||SSE|
|Willemstad||Sat 8:36 PM||327 km||203 miles||177 nm||SE|
|Maracaibo||Sat 8:06 PM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm||SSW|
|Santo Domingo||Sat 8:36 PM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm||NNE|
|Port-au-Prince||Sat 7:36 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||NNW|
|La Romana||Sat 8:36 PM||485 km||301 miles||262 nm||NNE|
|San Juan de la Maguana||Sat 8:36 PM||487 km||303 miles||263 nm||N|
|Barquisimeto||Sat 8:06 PM||511 km||317 miles||276 nm||SSE|
|Punta Cana||Sat 8:36 PM||525 km||326 miles||283 nm||NNE|
|Concepción de La Vega||Sat 8:36 PM||532 km||330 miles||287 nm||N|
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