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 22:40:00 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: 83%
|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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.6 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' 32.0"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||north||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 06.7"||961.28 mi||west||0° 06' 17.3"||7.21 mi||north||961.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 34.4"||745.82 mi||east||2° 08' 48.4"||147.64 mi||north||755.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 9:40 PM||740 km||460 miles||400 nm||E|
|Praia||Sun 9:40 PM||931 km||579 miles||503 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 10:40 PM||1575 km||979 miles||850 nm||E|
|Banjul||Sun 10:40 PM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 10:40 PM||1697 km||1054 miles||916 nm||E|
|Bissau||Sun 10:40 PM||1853 km||1151 miles||1000 nm||ESE|
|Conakry||Sun 10:40 PM||2141 km||1331 miles||1156 nm||ESE|
|El Aaiún||Sun 10:40 PM||2229 km||1385 miles||1204 nm||ENE|
|Freetown||Sun 10:40 PM||2238 km||1391 miles||1208 nm||ESE|
|Ponta Delgada||Sun 9:40 PM||2374 km||1475 miles||1282 nm||NNE|
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