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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 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' 21.9"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 58.9"||928.41 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||south||928.40 mi|
|24 hours||15° 01' 45.9"||971.22 mi||east||0° 39' 57.6"||45.82 mi||north||974.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 2:46 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Thu 11:46 AM||2127 km||1322 miles||1149 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Thu 11:46 AM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 12:46 PM||2390 km||1485 miles||1290 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Thu 12:46 PM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Thu 11:46 AM||2757 km||1713 miles||1488 nm||NW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 12:46 PM||2983 km||1854 miles||1611 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Thu 2:46 PM||3180 km||1976 miles||1717 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 2:46 PM||3339 km||2075 miles||1803 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Thu 2:46 PM||3394 km||2109 miles||1833 nm||NNE|
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