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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 20:52:00 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: 100%
|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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 30.6"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.0"||940.41 mi||west||0° 02' 20.1"||2.68 mi||south||940.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 18.1"||756.46 mi||east||1° 22' 15.0"||94.29 mi||south||765.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Makkah||Thu 11:52 PM||137 km||85 miles||74 nm||NW|
|Jeddah||Thu 11:52 PM||192 km||119 miles||103 nm||NW|
|Khamis Mushait||Thu 11:52 PM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm||SE|
|Port Sudan||Thu 11:52 PM||372 km||231 miles||201 nm||WSW|
|Medina||Thu 11:52 PM||455 km||282 miles||245 nm||NNW|
|Keren||Thu 11:52 PM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm||SSW|
|Asmara||Thu 11:52 PM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm||SSW|
|Al Hudaydah||Thu 11:52 PM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm||SSE|
|Sana||Thu 11:52 PM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm||SE|
|Kassala||Thu 11:52 PM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm||SW|
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