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 10:22 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 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' 31.6"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||south||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.6"||966.12 mi||west||0° 07' 14.5"||8.30 mi||south||966.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 05.1"||747.19 mi||east||3° 13' 33.4"||221.79 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||1162 km||722 miles||627 nm||WSW|
|Cayenne||Sun 1:38 AM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm||SSW|
|Fort-de-France||Sun 12:38 AM||1279 km||795 miles||690 nm||W|
|Castries||Sun 12:38 AM||1280 km||796 miles||691 nm||W|
|Paramaribo||Sun 1:38 AM||1296 km||805 miles||700 nm||SSW|
|Roseau||Sun 12:38 AM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm||W|
|Kingstown||Sun 12:38 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm||WSW|
|Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)||Sun 12:38 AM||1336 km||830 miles||721 nm||W|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Sun 12:38 AM||1351 km||839 miles||729 nm||W|
|Georgetown||Sun 12:38 AM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm||SW|
- Seasons Calculator
- Moon Calculator – Find times for moonrise, moonset and more
- Moon Phase Calculator – Calculate moon phases for any year
- Sunrise Calculator – Find times for sunrise, sunset and more
Related time zone tools
- The World Clock – Current times around the world
- Personal World Clock – Shows just the cities you need
- Meeting Planner – Find a suitable time for an international meeting
- Time Zone Converter – If it is 3 pm in New York, what time is it in Sydney?
- Event Time Announcer/Fixed Time – Show local times worldwide for your event.