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 7:34 AM|
|This phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
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 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 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' 23.7"||978.92 mi||west||0° 11' 13.9"||12.87 mi||south||978.68 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 26.1"||932.65 mi||east||4° 07' 15.7"||283.31 mi||south||967.44 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||494 km||307 miles||267 nm||S|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:02 PM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:02 PM||1877 km||1166 miles||1013 nm||NE|
|Accra||Mon 12:02 PM||1969 km||1223 miles||1063 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:02 PM||2022 km||1256 miles||1092 nm||N|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:02 PM||2053 km||1276 miles||1109 nm||NNW|
|Luanda||Mon 1:02 PM||2069 km||1285 miles||1117 nm||E|
|Lome||Mon 12:02 PM||2082 km||1293 miles||1124 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Mon 1:02 PM||2107 km||1309 miles||1138 nm||NE|
|Porto Novo||Mon 1:02 PM||2178 km||1353 miles||1176 nm||NNE|
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