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 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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"||989.65 mi||west||0° 09' 48.0"||11.23 mi||south||989.97 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 39.1"||748.32 mi||east||4° 07' 56.3"||283.98 mi||south||804.34 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||257 km||160 miles||139 nm||NE|
|Banda Aceh||Tue 3:34 AM||736 km||457 miles||397 nm||SE|
|Yangon||Tue 3:04 AM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm||NE|
|Kalmunai||Tue 2:04 AM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||WSW|
|Bangkok||Tue 3:34 AM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm||ENE|
|Visakhapatnam||Tue 2:04 AM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm||NW|
|Medan||Tue 3:34 AM||1158 km||719 miles||625 nm||SE|
|Chennai||Tue 2:04 AM||1169 km||726 miles||631 nm||WNW|
|Naypyidaw||Tue 3:04 AM||1203 km||747 miles||649 nm||NNE|
|Bhubaneshwar||Tue 2:04 AM||1217 km||756 miles||657 nm||NNW|
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