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 30, 2012 at 04:38:00 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: 97%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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' 31.5"||16.10 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||south||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.6"||966.11 mi||west||0° 07' 14.4"||8.30 mi||south||966.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 05.7"||747.20 mi||east||3° 13' 31.7"||221.75 mi||south||784.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bridgetown||Sun 12:38 AM||1190 km||739 miles||642 nm||WSW|
|Cayenne||Sun 1:38 AM||1275 km||793 miles||689 nm||SSW|
|Fort-de-France||Sun 12:38 AM||1307 km||812 miles||706 nm||W|
|Castries||Sun 12:38 AM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||W|
|Paramaribo||Sun 1:38 AM||1311 km||815 miles||708 nm||SSW|
|Roseau||Sun 12:38 AM||1332 km||828 miles||719 nm||W|
|Kingstown||Sun 12:38 AM||1356 km||843 miles||732 nm||WSW|
|Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)||Sun 12:38 AM||1365 km||848 miles||737 nm||W|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Sun 12:38 AM||1379 km||857 miles||745 nm||W|
|Georgetown||Sun 12:38 AM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm||SW|
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