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 20:34:00 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: 89%
|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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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' 32.4"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 25.1"||989.66 mi||west||0° 09' 48.1"||11.23 mi||south||989.98 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 39.0"||748.33 mi||east||4° 07' 57.4"||284.00 mi||south||804.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Blair||Tue 2:04 AM||282 km||175 miles||152 nm||ENE|
|Banda Aceh||Tue 3:34 AM||757 km||470 miles||409 nm||SE|
|Yangon||Tue 3:04 AM||954 km||593 miles||515 nm||NE|
|Kalmunai||Tue 2:04 AM||988 km||614 miles||534 nm||WSW|
|Visakhapatnam||Tue 2:04 AM||1124 km||699 miles||607 nm||NW|
|Chennai||Tue 2:04 AM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm||WNW|
|Bangkok||Tue 3:34 AM||1169 km||727 miles||631 nm||ENE|
|Medan||Tue 3:34 AM||1181 km||734 miles||637 nm||SE|
|Bhubaneshwar||Tue 2:04 AM||1205 km||749 miles||651 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 2:04 AM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm||WSW|
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