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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.59 meters/second, 1575.3 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 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"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 21.9"||978.70 mi||west||0° 11' 12.2"||12.84 mi||south||978.46 mi|
|24 hours||13° 46' 05.0"||933.20 mi||east||4° 06' 25.8"||282.37 mi||south||967.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:26 PM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm||SE|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:26 PM||1975 km||1227 miles||1066 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:26 PM||2028 km||1260 miles||1095 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:26 PM||2135 km||1326 miles||1153 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:26 PM||2226 km||1383 miles||1202 nm||N|
|Accra||Mon 12:26 PM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 12:26 PM||2344 km||1456 miles||1265 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:26 PM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||ENE|
|Lome||Mon 12:26 PM||2392 km||1486 miles||1292 nm||NE|
|Porto Novo||Mon 1:26 PM||2516 km||1563 miles||1358 nm||NE|
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