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 09:56:00 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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.65 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 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' 47.3"||931.81 mi||west||0° 02' 50.2"||3.25 mi||north||931.96 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 21.4"||943.22 mi||east||1° 46' 31.0"||122.12 mi||north||956.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Fri 1:56 PM||723 km||449 miles||390 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 1:56 PM||934 km||581 miles||504 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 3:56 PM||1693 km||1052 miles||914 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Fri 12:56 PM||1779 km||1105 miles||961 nm||W|
|Victoria||Fri 1:56 PM||2007 km||1247 miles||1084 nm||NNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Fri 2:56 PM||2300 km||1429 miles||1242 nm||SSE|
|Moroni||Fri 12:56 PM||2456 km||1526 miles||1326 nm||WNW|
|Male||Fri 2:56 PM||2905 km||1805 miles||1569 nm||NNE|
|Dar es Salaam||Fri 12:56 PM||3104 km||1928 miles||1676 nm||WNW|
|Port-aux-Francais||Fri 2:56 PM||3242 km||2015 miles||1751 nm||S|
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