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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 15:34:00 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: 90%
|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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 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' 32.2"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.1"||987.05 mi||west||0° 09' 32.1"||10.92 mi||south||987.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 33.0"||747.43 mi||east||4° 02' 31.1"||277.81 mi||south||801.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Palikir||Tue 2:34 AM||706 km||439 miles||381 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Tue 3:34 AM||987 km||613 miles||533 nm||NNE|
|Majuro||Tue 3:34 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm||ESE|
|Yaren||Tue 3:34 AM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm||SSE|
|Tarawa||Tue 3:34 AM||1534 km||953 miles||828 nm||SE|
|Hagåtña||Tue 1:34 AM||2007 km||1247 miles||1084 nm||W|
|Honiara||Tue 2:34 AM||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm||S|
|Baker Island||Mon 3:34 AM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||ESE|
|Midway||Mon 4:34 AM||2788 km||1732 miles||1505 nm||NE|
|Funafuti||Tue 3:34 AM||2811 km||1747 miles||1518 nm||SE|
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