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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 18:46:00 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: 80%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 30.9"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 03.2"||0.06 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 02.1"||943.97 mi||west||0° 03' 21.4"||3.85 mi||south||944.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 29.2"||749.47 mi||east||1° 45' 48.2"||121.30 mi||south||763.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taipei||Sun 2:46 AM||1091 km||678 miles||589 nm||WNW|
|Quezon||Sun 2:46 AM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm||WSW|
|Manila||Sun 2:46 AM||1179 km||732 miles||636 nm||WSW|
|Kagoshima||Sun 3:46 AM||1288 km||800 miles||695 nm||N|
|Foochow||Sun 2:46 AM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm||WNW|
|Xiamen||Sun 2:46 AM||1382 km||859 miles||746 nm||WNW|
|Kumamoto||Sun 3:46 AM||1423 km||884 miles||768 nm||N|
|Melekeok||Sun 3:46 AM||1446 km||898 miles||781 nm||SSE|
|Shantou||Sun 2:46 AM||1488 km||925 miles||804 nm||WNW|
|Fukuoka||Sun 3:46 AM||1517 km||942 miles||819 nm||N|
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