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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:36:00 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: 15%
|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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 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' 23.9"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 04.6"||940.14 mi||west||0° 05' 16.6"||6.05 mi||north||940.41 mi|
|24 hours||346° 02' 40.1"||911.05 mi||west||2° 38' 57.2"||182.20 mi||north||935.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Vila||Sat 2:36 PM||265 km||165 miles||143 nm||NW|
|Noumea||Sat 2:36 PM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm||SW|
|Luganville||Sat 2:36 PM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm||NW|
|Nadi *||Sat 4:36 PM||780 km||485 miles||421 nm||ENE|
|Lautoka *||Sat 4:36 PM||789 km||491 miles||426 nm||ENE|
|Suva *||Sat 4:36 PM||877 km||545 miles||474 nm||E|
|Nukualofa||Sat 4:36 PM||1538 km||956 miles||831 nm||E|
|Funafuti||Sat 3:36 PM||1541 km||957 miles||832 nm||NE|
|Honiara||Sat 2:36 PM||1554 km||965 miles||839 nm||NW|
|Brisbane||Sat 1:36 PM||1971 km||1225 miles||1064 nm||WSW|
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