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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 23%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.03 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 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' 23.6"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 39.6"||930.34 mi||west||0° 01' 15.8"||1.45 mi||north||930.41 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 57.2"||923.12 mi||east||1° 08' 42.1"||78.77 mi||north||929.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Fri 4:48 PM||288 km||179 miles||155 nm||SE|
|Walvis Bay *||Fri 4:48 PM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm||SE|
|Windhoek *||Fri 4:48 PM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm||ESE|
|Lubango||Fri 3:48 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm||N|
|Rundu *||Fri 4:48 PM||829 km||515 miles||448 nm||ENE|
|Menongue||Fri 3:48 PM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm||NE|
|Ghanzi||Fri 4:48 PM||951 km||591 miles||514 nm||E|
|Huambo||Fri 3:48 PM||960 km||597 miles||518 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Fri 3:48 PM||1335 km||830 miles||721 nm||N|
|Gaborone||Fri 4:48 PM||1436 km||892 miles||776 nm||ESE|
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