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 15:36:00 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 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 15:36:00 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"||986.99 mi||west||0° 09' 32.2"||10.92 mi||south||987.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 32.7"||747.38 mi||east||4° 02' 32.1"||277.81 mi||south||801.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kolonia||Tue 2:36 AM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm||SW|
|Palikir||Tue 2:36 AM||688 km||428 miles||372 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Tue 3:36 AM||997 km||619 miles||538 nm||NNE|
|Majuro||Tue 3:36 AM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||ESE|
|Yaren||Tue 3:36 AM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm||SSE|
|Tarawa||Tue 3:36 AM||1551 km||964 miles||837 nm||SE|
|Hagåtña||Tue 1:36 AM||1984 km||1233 miles||1071 nm||W|
|Honiara||Tue 2:36 AM||2290 km||1423 miles||1236 nm||S|
|Baker Island||Mon 3:36 AM||2586 km||1607 miles||1396 nm||ESE|
|Midway||Mon 4:36 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||NE|
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