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, November 4, 2012 at 05:26:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%
|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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 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' 31.1"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.4"||948.10 mi||west||0° 04' 20.4"||4.98 mi||south||948.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 50.6"||748.66 mi||east||2° 08' 30.6"||147.32 mi||south||767.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 4:26 AM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm||SSW|
|Santa Maria||Sun 4:26 AM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||SSE|
|Praia||Sun 4:26 AM||490 km||305 miles||265 nm||S|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 5:26 AM||778 km||483 miles||420 nm||ENE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 5:26 AM||884 km||550 miles||478 nm||E|
|Dakar||Sun 5:26 AM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm||SE|
|Thiès||Sun 5:26 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm||ESE|
|Rosso||Sun 5:26 AM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm||ESE|
|Dakhla||Sun 5:26 AM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm||ENE|
|Touba||Sun 5:26 AM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm||ESE|
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