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 18:34:00 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: 21%
|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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.80 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 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' 25.4"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 25.3"||950.04 mi||west||0° 07' 02.0"||8.06 mi||north||950.39 mi|
|24 hours||13° 23' 25.3"||882.01 mi||east||3° 15' 14.5"||223.75 mi||north||917.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros *||Sat 4:34 PM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm||NE|
|Belo Horizonte *||Sat 4:34 PM||258 km||160 miles||139 nm||SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sat 4:34 PM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm||NW|
|Goiânia *||Sat 4:34 PM||449 km||279 miles||243 nm||WNW|
|Pirassununga *||Sat 4:34 PM||519 km||323 miles||280 nm||SSW|
|Vitória *||Sat 4:34 PM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm||ESE|
|Campinas *||Sat 4:34 PM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm||SSW|
|Niterói *||Sat 4:34 PM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 4:34 PM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm||SSE|
|São Paulo *||Sat 4:34 PM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm||SSW|
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