Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 8:34:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' North, Longitude: 35° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.50 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"989.69 miWest0° 10' 04.7"11.54 miSouth990.01 mi
24 hours11° 18' 19.1"770.02 miEast4° 16' 45.0"294.07 miSouth828.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 7:34 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaWed 5:34 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémWed 5:34 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneWed 5:34 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeWed 5:34 AM2004 km1246 miles1082 nmSouth S
DakarWed 8:34 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 8:34 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 8:34 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmEast E
ParamariboWed 5:34 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W
NouakchottWed 8:34 AM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools