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 16:38:00 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: 95%
|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 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.26 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 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' 31.8"||16.23 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||16.23 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 55.7"||973.52 mi||west||0° 08' 06.7"||9.30 mi||south||973.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 19.3"||746.24 mi||east||3° 32' 28.0"||243.44 mi||south||790.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Melekeok||Mon 1:38 AM||792 km||492 miles||428 nm||SSW|
|Hagåtña||Mon 2:38 AM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm||E|
|Saipan||Mon 2:38 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm||E|
|Davao||Mon 12:38 AM||1433 km||890 miles||774 nm||WSW|
|General Santos||Mon 12:38 AM||1535 km||954 miles||829 nm||SW|
|Quezon||Mon 12:38 AM||1652 km||1027 miles||892 nm||W|
|Manila||Mon 12:38 AM||1659 km||1031 miles||896 nm||W|
|Manokwari||Mon 1:38 AM||1713 km||1064 miles||925 nm||S|
|Manado||Mon 12:38 AM||1916 km||1190 miles||1034 nm||SW|
|Jayapura||Mon 1:38 AM||1938 km||1204 miles||1046 nm||SSE|
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