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 12:12:00 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||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 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.66 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.8 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"||0.21 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 23.0"||978.80 mi||west||0° 11' 13.2"||12.85 mi||south||978.56 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 42.2"||932.85 mi||east||4° 06' 55.0"||282.91 mi||south||967.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:12 PM||542 km||337 miles||293 nm||SSE|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:12 PM||1908 km||1185 miles||1030 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:12 PM||1996 km||1241 miles||1078 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:12 PM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm||N|
|Accra||Mon 12:12 PM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:12 PM||2078 km||1291 miles||1122 nm||NE|
|Lome||Mon 12:12 PM||2194 km||1363 miles||1184 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:12 PM||2288 km||1422 miles||1236 nm||NNW|
|Porto Novo||Mon 1:12 PM||2303 km||1431 miles||1244 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Mon 1:12 PM||2323 km||1444 miles||1255 nm||ENE|
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