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 12:56:00 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 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.03 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 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"||16.07 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.07 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 11.2"||964.07 mi||west||0° 08' 45.5"||10.04 mi||north||964.46 mi|
|24 hours||12° 41' 49.6"||846.98 mi||east||3° 49' 24.8"||262.87 mi||north||893.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Sun 3:56 PM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm||S|
|Mahajanga||Sun 3:56 PM||327 km||203 miles||176 nm||W|
|Antsiranana||Sun 3:56 PM||343 km||213 miles||185 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sun 3:56 PM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm||SSW|
|Mamoutzou||Sun 3:56 PM||528 km||328 miles||285 nm||WNW|
|Antsirabe||Sun 3:56 PM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm||SSW|
|Mutsamudu||Sun 3:56 PM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm||WNW|
|Moroni||Sun 3:56 PM||770 km||478 miles||416 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 4:56 PM||888 km||552 miles||480 nm||SE|
|Port Louis||Sun 4:56 PM||1015 km||630 miles||548 nm||ESE|
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