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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 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||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.29 meters/second, 1495.0 km/hour, 929.0 miles/hour or 807.3 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' 21.8"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 53.2"||928.73 mi||west||0° 01' 05.4"||1.25 mi||south||928.67 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 31.3"||977.87 mi||east||0° 17' 26.4"||20.00 mi||north||979.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Thu 12:42 PM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 12:42 PM||1204 km||748 miles||650 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 2:42 PM||1604 km||997 miles||866 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Thu 11:42 AM||2052 km||1275 miles||1108 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Thu 1:42 PM||2137 km||1328 miles||1154 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Thu 12:42 PM||2188 km||1360 miles||1181 nm||NW|
|Moroni||Thu 11:42 AM||2730 km||1696 miles||1474 nm||WNW|
|Male||Thu 1:42 PM||2857 km||1775 miles||1543 nm||NNE|
|Port-aux-Francais||Thu 1:42 PM||3175 km||1973 miles||1714 nm||S|
|Dar es Salaam||Thu 11:42 AM||3367 km||2092 miles||1818 nm||WNW|
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