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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:42:00 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: 12%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.09 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 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' 24.5"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 36.2"||957.42 mi||west||0° 07' 13.6"||8.28 mi||north||957.75 mi|
|24 hours||13° 49' 11.3"||918.22 mi||east||3° 19' 51.9"||229.01 mi||north||953.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 2:42 PM||1461 km||908 miles||789 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 5:42 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm||SE|
|Papeete||Thu 12:42 PM||3178 km||1975 miles||1716 nm||W|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 4:42 PM||3714 km||2307 miles||2005 nm||ENE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 12:42 PM||4248 km||2640 miles||2294 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City||Thu 4:42 PM||4537 km||2819 miles||2450 nm||NNE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:42 PM||4588 km||2851 miles||2477 nm||WNW|
|Lima||Thu 5:42 PM||4627 km||2875 miles||2498 nm||E|
|Guatemala||Thu 4:42 PM||4680 km||2908 miles||2527 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Thu 4:42 PM||4712 km||2928 miles||2544 nm||NE|
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