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 Friday, December 28, 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: 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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 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' 30.7"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.5"||942.34 mi||west||0° 03' 00.3"||3.45 mi||south||942.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 00.6"||755.48 mi||east||1° 37' 52.0"||112.20 mi||south||767.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Codrington (Barbuda)||Thu 11:52 PM||296 km||184 miles||160 nm||SSW|
|The Valley||Thu 11:52 PM||312 km||194 miles||169 nm||SW|
|Gustavia||Thu 11:52 PM||323 km||201 miles||175 nm||SW|
|Marigot||Thu 11:52 PM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm||SW|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Thu 11:52 PM||352 km||219 miles||190 nm||SSW|
|Basseterre (St. Kitts)||Thu 11:52 PM||370 km||230 miles||200 nm||SSW|
|Brades||Thu 11:52 PM||400 km||249 miles||216 nm||SSW|
|Road Town||Thu 11:52 PM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||WSW|
|Pointe-à-Pitre||Thu 11:52 PM||440 km||274 miles||238 nm||S|
|Charlotte Amalie||Thu 11:52 PM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm||WSW|
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