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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 15:46:00 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: 54%
|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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 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' 31.8"||16.34 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.35 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.0"||980.54 mi||west||0° 09' 01.0"||10.33 mi||south||980.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 14.7"||759.45 mi||east||3° 53' 56.7"||268.01 mi||south||810.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Tue 5:46 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm||NW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:46 AM||1356 km||843 miles||732 nm||SSW|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:46 AM||3074 km||1910 miles||1660 nm||WSW|
|Midway||Tue 4:46 AM||3175 km||1973 miles||1714 nm||NW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:46 AM||3267 km||2030 miles||1764 nm||SW|
|Papeete||Tue 5:46 AM||3354 km||2084 miles||1811 nm||S|
|Apia *||Wed 5:46 AM||3683 km||2289 miles||1989 nm||SW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 5:46 AM||3860 km||2399 miles||2084 nm||SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:46 AM||3990 km||2479 miles||2154 nm||SW|
|San Francisco||Tue 7:46 AM||4010 km||2491 miles||2165 nm||NE|
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