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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 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' 32.4"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.2"||987.70 mi||west||0° 09' 36.0"||11.00 mi||south||988.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 18.2"||747.63 mi||east||4° 03' 51.7"||279.34 mi||south||802.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hagåtña||Tue 2:46 AM||301 km||187 miles||162 nm||NNW|
|Saipan||Tue 2:46 AM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm||N|
|Melekeok||Tue 1:46 AM||1262 km||784 miles||681 nm||WSW|
|Palikir||Tue 3:46 AM||1451 km||901 miles||783 nm||ESE|
|Jayapura||Tue 1:46 AM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm||SSW|
|Manokwari||Tue 1:46 AM||1822 km||1132 miles||984 nm||SW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 2:46 AM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm||S|
|Wake Island||Tue 4:46 AM||2444 km||1518 miles||1320 nm||ENE|
|Manado||Tue 12:46 AM||2519 km||1565 miles||1360 nm||WSW|
|Yaren||Tue 4:46 AM||2677 km||1663 miles||1445 nm||ESE|
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