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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:16:00 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: 46%
|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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.62 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.2 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' 27.2"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 17.4"||956.41 mi||west||0° 07' 30.2"||8.60 mi||north||956.77 mi|
|24 hours||12° 42' 21.1"||840.73 mi||east||3° 23' 00.3"||232.64 mi||north||879.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 6:16 PM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm||ENE|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:16 PM||2551 km||1585 miles||1378 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:16 PM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Sun 6:16 PM||2650 km||1647 miles||1431 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Sun 7:16 PM||2670 km||1659 miles||1442 nm||ENE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 6:16 PM||2682 km||1666 miles||1448 nm||NNE|
|Accra||Sun 6:16 PM||2712 km||1685 miles||1465 nm||NNE|
|Lome||Sun 6:16 PM||2836 km||1762 miles||1532 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:16 PM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm||N|
|Libreville||Sun 7:16 PM||2869 km||1782 miles||1549 nm||NE|
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