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 11:56:00 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 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.67 meters/second, 1550.4 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 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"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 05.3"||963.21 mi||west||0° 08' 40.5"||9.94 mi||north||963.60 mi|
|24 hours||12° 44' 03.7"||848.80 mi||east||3° 47' 48.7"||261.02 mi||north||894.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sun 3:56 PM||864 km||537 miles||467 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 3:56 PM||1086 km||675 miles||586 nm||SW|
|Diego Garcia||Sun 5:56 PM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm||NE|
|Victoria||Sun 3:56 PM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Sun 2:56 PM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm||WSW|
|Moroni||Sun 2:56 PM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm||W|
|Male||Sun 4:56 PM||2415 km||1500 miles||1304 nm||NNE|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 4:56 PM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||SSE|
|Mogadishu||Sun 2:56 PM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm||NW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 2:56 PM||2868 km||1782 miles||1549 nm||WNW|
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