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 14:24:00 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: 10%
|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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.40 meters/second, 1502.7 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.4 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' 23.0"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.07 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 04.3"||933.44 mi||west||0° 03' 28.9"||3.99 mi||north||933.62 mi|
|24 hours||14° 24' 57.7"||935.48 mi||east||2° 00' 37.9"||138.29 mi||north||951.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 2:24 PM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm||NW|
|Windhoek *||Fri 4:24 PM||1745 km||1084 miles||942 nm||ESE|
|Luanda||Fri 3:24 PM||1869 km||1161 miles||1009 nm||NE|
|Cape Town||Fri 4:24 PM||2331 km||1449 miles||1259 nm||SE|
|São Tomé||Fri 2:24 PM||2381 km||1479 miles||1285 nm||NNE|
|Kinshasa||Fri 3:24 PM||2389 km||1485 miles||1290 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Fri 3:24 PM||2392 km||1487 miles||1292 nm||NE|
|Libreville||Fri 3:24 PM||2488 km||1546 miles||1343 nm||NNE|
|Gaborone||Fri 4:24 PM||2662 km||1654 miles||1437 nm||ESE|
|Malabo||Fri 3:24 PM||2810 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||NNE|
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