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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:48:00 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: 3%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.70 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 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' 25.5"||16.17 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.17 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 31.1"||969.97 mi||west||0° 10' 17.0"||11.78 mi||south||969.69 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 44.5"||953.42 mi||east||3° 40' 26.8"||252.64 mi||south||978.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 10:48 AM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm||SE|
|Abidjan||Mon 10:48 AM||2125 km||1320 miles||1147 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Mon 10:48 AM||2192 km||1362 miles||1184 nm||NE|
|Monrovia||Mon 10:48 AM||2233 km||1388 miles||1206 nm||N|
|Accra||Mon 10:48 AM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 10:48 AM||2269 km||1410 miles||1225 nm||N|
|Luanda||Mon 11:48 AM||2313 km||1438 miles||1249 nm||E|
|Lome||Mon 10:48 AM||2380 km||1479 miles||1285 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Mon 11:48 AM||2419 km||1503 miles||1306 nm||NE|
|Porto Novo||Mon 11:48 AM||2482 km||1542 miles||1340 nm||NNE|
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