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 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: 28%
|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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.74 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 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"||0.17 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 06.5"||963.42 mi||west||0° 08' 41.4"||9.96 mi||north||963.81 mi|
|24 hours||12° 43' 39.3"||848.51 mi||east||3° 48' 06.3"||261.38 mi||north||894.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sun 4:06 PM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 4:06 PM||865 km||537 miles||467 nm||SW|
|Victoria||Sun 4:06 PM||1366 km||849 miles||738 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sun 6:06 PM||1504 km||935 miles||812 nm||NE|
|Antananarivo||Sun 3:06 PM||1522 km||946 miles||822 nm||WSW|
|Moroni||Sun 3:06 PM||2005 km||1246 miles||1082 nm||W|
|Male||Sun 5:06 PM||2553 km||1587 miles||1379 nm||NNE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 3:06 PM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||WNW|
|Mogadishu||Sun 3:06 PM||2623 km||1630 miles||1416 nm||NW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 5:06 PM||2940 km||1827 miles||1588 nm||SSE|
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