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 12:14:00 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: 4%
|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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 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' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 56.0"||928.46 mi||west||0° 00' 31.5"||0.60 mi||south||928.43 mi|
|24 hours||15° 04' 22.9"||974.15 mi||east||0° 30' 37.1"||35.11 mi||north||976.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Windhoek *||Thu 2:14 PM||204 km||127 miles||110 nm||SSE|
|Swakopmund *||Thu 2:14 PM||267 km||166 miles||144 nm||SW|
|Walvis Bay *||Thu 2:14 PM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm||SW|
|Rundu *||Thu 2:14 PM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm||NE|
|Menongue||Thu 1:14 PM||706 km||439 miles||381 nm||NNE|
|Lubango||Thu 1:14 PM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm||NNW|
|Huambo||Thu 1:14 PM||901 km||560 miles||486 nm||N|
|Mongu||Thu 2:14 PM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm||NE|
|Gaborone||Thu 2:14 PM||1074 km||667 miles||580 nm||ESE|
|Rustenburg||Thu 2:14 PM||1240 km||771 miles||670 nm||ESE|
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