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 18:36:00 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: 53%
|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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.5"||982.11 mi||west||0° 09' 12.3"||10.55 mi||south||982.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 27.8"||760.91 mi||east||3° 58' 04.4"||272.71 mi||south||813.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Wed 6:36 AM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm||SE|
|Wake Island||Wed 6:36 AM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm||N|
|Palikir||Wed 5:36 AM||1157 km||719 miles||625 nm||WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 6:36 AM||1362 km||847 miles||736 nm||SSE|
|Yaren||Wed 6:36 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm||S|
|Baker Island||Tue 6:36 AM||2244 km||1395 miles||1212 nm||SE|
|Midway||Tue 7:36 AM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||NE|
|Hagåtña||Wed 4:36 AM||2440 km||1516 miles||1317 nm||W|
|Honiara||Wed 5:36 AM||2533 km||1574 miles||1368 nm||SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 6:36 AM||2658 km||1651 miles||1435 nm||SSE|
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