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 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 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' 47.1"||931.74 mi||west||0° 02' 50.1"||3.25 mi||north||931.89 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 23.4"||943.19 mi||east||1° 46' 27.4"||122.05 mi||north||956.30 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||751 km||467 miles||405 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 1:56 PM||962 km||598 miles||519 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 3:56 PM||1679 km||1043 miles||906 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Fri 12:56 PM||1807 km||1123 miles||976 nm||W|
|Victoria||Fri 1:56 PM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm||NNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Fri 2:56 PM||2286 km||1420 miles||1234 nm||SSE|
|Moroni||Fri 12:56 PM||2487 km||1545 miles||1343 nm||WNW|
|Male||Fri 2:56 PM||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm||NNE|
|Dar es Salaam||Fri 12:56 PM||3129 km||1944 miles||1689 nm||WNW|
|Port-aux-Francais||Fri 2:56 PM||3238 km||2012 miles||1749 nm||S|
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