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 12:06:00 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 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.79 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.8 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' 24.7"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 49.4"||945.53 mi||west||0° 06' 18.8"||7.24 mi||north||945.85 mi|
|24 hours||13° 38' 12.8"||894.60 mi||east||3° 00' 31.8"||206.91 mi||north||925.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antananarivo||Sat 3:06 PM||52 km||32 miles||28 nm||SSW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 3:06 PM||168 km||105 miles||91 nm||SSW|
|Toamasina||Sat 3:06 PM||180 km||112 miles||97 nm||ENE|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 3:06 PM||334 km||207 miles||180 nm||SSW|
|Mahajanga||Sat 3:06 PM||343 km||213 miles||185 nm||NNW|
|Toliara||Sat 3:06 PM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm||SW|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 3:06 PM||688 km||427 miles||371 nm||NNW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 3:06 PM||788 km||490 miles||425 nm||NNW|
|Fomboni||Sat 3:06 PM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm||NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 4:06 PM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm||ESE|
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