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 Sunday, November 18, 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: 28%
|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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.49 meters/second, 1549.8 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 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' 27.0"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 02.3"||962.80 mi||west||0° 08' 37.8"||9.89 mi||north||963.18 mi|
|24 hours||12° 45' 14.2"||849.79 mi||east||3° 46' 57.7"||260.05 mi||north||895.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sun 5:24 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm||N|
|Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)||Sun 3:24 PM||994 km||617 miles||537 nm||WSW|
|Port Louis||Sun 3:24 PM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 3:24 PM||1820 km||1131 miles||983 nm||WSW|
|Victoria||Sun 3:24 PM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm||WNW|
|Male||Sun 4:24 PM||2195 km||1364 miles||1185 nm||N|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 4:24 PM||2525 km||1569 miles||1364 nm||SSE|
|Antananarivo||Sun 2:24 PM||2602 km||1617 miles||1405 nm||WSW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 4:54 PM||2644 km||1643 miles||1428 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sun 4:54 PM||2646 km||1644 miles||1428 nm||NNE|
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