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 09:26:00 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 09:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.25 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 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' 21.8"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 53.6"||928.65 mi||west||0° 00' 58.3"||1.12 mi||south||928.60 mi|
|24 hours||15° 06' 55.2"||977.13 mi||east||0° 20' 11.3"||23.15 mi||north||978.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Denis||Thu 1:26 PM||108 km||67 miles||58 nm||W|
|Saint-Pierre||Thu 1:26 PM||118 km||73 miles||64 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Paul||Thu 1:26 PM||127 km||79 miles||69 nm||W|
|Port Louis||Thu 1:26 PM||131 km||81 miles||70 nm||NE|
|Toamasina||Thu 12:26 PM||801 km||498 miles||433 nm||WNW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 12:26 PM||963 km||599 miles||520 nm||WNW|
|Antsirabe||Thu 12:26 PM||993 km||617 miles||536 nm||W|
|Moroni||Thu 12:26 PM||1735 km||1078 miles||937 nm||NW|
|Victoria||Thu 1:26 PM||1800 km||1118 miles||972 nm||N|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 3:26 PM||2276 km||1415 miles||1229 nm||NE|
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