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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 26.3"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 23.8"||978.94 mi||west||0° 11' 14.0"||12.87 mi||south||978.70 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 24.3"||932.63 mi||east||4° 07' 18.1"||283.35 mi||south||967.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:02 PM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm||S|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:02 PM||1855 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:02 PM||1860 km||1156 miles||1004 nm||N|
|Accra||Mon 12:02 PM||1960 km||1218 miles||1058 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:02 PM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm||N|
|Luanda||Mon 1:02 PM||2039 km||1267 miles||1101 nm||E|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:02 PM||2062 km||1281 miles||1113 nm||NNW|
|Lome||Mon 12:02 PM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Mon 1:02 PM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm||NE|
|Porto Novo||Mon 1:02 PM||2165 km||1345 miles||1169 nm||NNE|
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