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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:36:00 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: 9%
|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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.60 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 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' 22.7"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 46.1"||931.64 mi||west||0° 02' 47.2"||3.20 mi||north||931.78 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 57.8"||943.72 mi||east||1° 45' 26.2"||120.88 mi||north||956.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Fri 1:36 PM||1223 km||760 miles||660 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 1:36 PM||1433 km||890 miles||774 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 3:36 PM||1499 km||931 miles||809 nm||NNE|
|Amsterdam Island||Fri 2:36 PM||2079 km||1292 miles||1123 nm||SSE|
|Antananarivo||Fri 12:36 PM||2279 km||1416 miles||1230 nm||W|
|Victoria||Fri 1:36 PM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm||NW|
|Male||Fri 2:36 PM||2771 km||1722 miles||1496 nm||N|
|Moroni||Fri 12:36 PM||2937 km||1825 miles||1586 nm||WNW|
|Port-aux-Francais||Fri 2:36 PM||3200 km||1989 miles||1728 nm||S|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 3:06 PM||3250 km||2019 miles||1755 nm||NNE|
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