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 11:24:00 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: 18%
|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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 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' 24.6"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 45.5"||945.13 mi||west||0° 06' 13.9"||7.15 mi||north||945.44 mi|
|24 hours||13° 39' 48.7"||896.03 mi||east||2° 58' 50.8"||205.00 mi||north||926.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 3:24 PM||179 km||111 miles||97 nm||S|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 3:24 PM||357 km||222 miles||193 nm||SW|
|Toamasina||Sat 2:24 PM||892 km||554 miles||482 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Sat 2:24 PM||1088 km||676 miles||588 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 3:24 PM||1565 km||973 miles||845 nm||N|
|Moroni||Sat 2:24 PM||1740 km||1081 miles||940 nm||WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 5:24 PM||2010 km||1249 miles||1086 nm||NE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 2:24 PM||2394 km||1487 miles||1293 nm||WNW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 1:24 PM||2619 km||1627 miles||1414 nm||W|
|Mogadishu||Sat 2:24 PM||2659 km||1653 miles||1436 nm||NNW|
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