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 14:46:00 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: 11%
|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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.48 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 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' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 05.8"||933.60 mi||west||0° 03' 32.2"||4.06 mi||north||933.79 mi|
|24 hours||14° 24' 12.4"||934.80 mi||east||2° 01' 49.6"||139.66 mi||north||951.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 2:46 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||N|
|Windhoek *||Fri 4:46 PM||2314 km||1438 miles||1249 nm||E|
|Luanda||Fri 3:46 PM||2341 km||1455 miles||1264 nm||ENE|
|São Tomé||Fri 2:46 PM||2617 km||1626 miles||1413 nm||NNE|
|Cape Town||Fri 4:46 PM||2771 km||1722 miles||1496 nm||SE|
|Libreville||Fri 3:46 PM||2781 km||1728 miles||1501 nm||NE|
|Kinshasa||Fri 3:46 PM||2828 km||1757 miles||1527 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Fri 3:46 PM||2830 km||1758 miles||1528 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Fri 2:46 PM||2831 km||1759 miles||1528 nm||N|
|Accra||Fri 2:46 PM||2903 km||1804 miles||1568 nm||N|
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