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, October 15, 2012 at 11:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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' 26.4"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 25.1"||979.18 mi||west||0° 11' 15.3"||12.89 mi||south||978.94 mi|
|24 hours||13° 44' 51.8"||932.23 mi||east||4° 07' 59.5"||284.14 mi||south||967.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 11:42 AM||764 km||475 miles||413 nm||SW|
|São Tomé||Mon 11:42 AM||1517 km||943 miles||819 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Mon 12:42 PM||1518 km||943 miles||820 nm||E|
|Libreville||Mon 12:42 PM||1698 km||1055 miles||917 nm||NE|
|Accra||Mon 11:42 AM||1874 km||1164 miles||1012 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Mon 11:42 AM||1892 km||1176 miles||1022 nm||NNW|
|Kinshasa||Mon 12:42 PM||1898 km||1179 miles||1025 nm||ENE|
|Brazzaville||Mon 12:42 PM||1898 km||1179 miles||1025 nm||ENE|
|Lome||Mon 11:42 AM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm||N|
|Malabo||Mon 12:42 PM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm||NNE|
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