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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 02:46:00 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: 95%
|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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.18 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.8 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' 30.8"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 53.7"||939.60 mi||west||0° 01' 45.1"||2.01 mi||north||939.51 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 42.9"||757.16 mi||east||0° 15' 27.4"||17.72 mi||north||756.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Punta Cana||Tue 10:46 PM||234 km||146 miles||127 nm||S|
|La Romana||Tue 10:46 PM||253 km||157 miles||137 nm||SSW|
|Puerto Plata||Tue 10:46 PM||258 km||161 miles||140 nm||WSW|
|Concepción de La Vega||Tue 10:46 PM||274 km||171 miles||148 nm||SW|
|Santiago de los Caballeros||Tue 10:46 PM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm||WSW|
|Santo Domingo||Tue 10:46 PM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm||SW|
|Cockburn Town||Tue 9:46 PM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm||WNW|
|Mayagüez||Tue 10:46 PM||301 km||187 miles||162 nm||SSE|
|San Juan||Tue 10:46 PM||339 km||211 miles||183 nm||SE|
|Ponce||Tue 10:46 PM||346 km||215 miles||187 nm||SSE|
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