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 10:24:00 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: 17%
|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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.28 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 24.5"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 40.0"||944.38 mi||west||0° 06' 06.7"||7.01 mi||north||944.69 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 07.8"||897.95 mi||east||2° 56' 22.1"||202.14 mi||north||927.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)||Sat 2:24 PM||962 km||598 miles||520 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 4:24 PM||1255 km||780 miles||678 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Sat 2:24 PM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 2:24 PM||1803 km||1120 miles||974 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 3:24 PM||2175 km||1352 miles||1175 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Sat 2:24 PM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm||NW|
|Male||Sat 3:24 PM||2530 km||1572 miles||1366 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 1:24 PM||2633 km||1636 miles||1422 nm||W|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 3:54 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Sat 1:24 PM||3232 km||2008 miles||1745 nm||W|
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