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 03:52:00 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: 96%
|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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.08 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 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' 30.8"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.8"||939.38 mi||west||0° 01' 38.8"||1.89 mi||north||939.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 58.3"||757.27 mi||east||0° 12' 51.2"||14.74 mi||north||756.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pinar del Río||Tue 10:52 PM||215 km||134 miles||116 nm||NNE|
|Cancún||Tue 9:52 PM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm||WNW|
|Cozumel||Tue 9:52 PM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm||W|
|Playa del Carmen||Tue 9:52 PM||255 km||158 miles||138 nm||W|
|Havana||Tue 10:52 PM||357 km||222 miles||193 nm||NE|
|George Town (Cayman)||Tue 10:52 PM||370 km||230 miles||200 nm||ESE|
|Chetumal||Tue 9:52 PM||455 km||283 miles||246 nm||WSW|
|San Pedro||Tue 9:52 PM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm||SW|
|Orange Walk Town||Tue 9:52 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm||SW|
|Belize City||Tue 9:52 PM||515 km||320 miles||278 nm||SW|
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