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 16:06:00 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: 30%
|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 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.12 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 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' 27.3"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 29.3"||966.45 mi||west||0° 09' 00.3"||10.32 mi||north||966.84 mi|
|24 hours||12° 35' 00.0"||841.17 mi||east||3° 54' 08.7"||268.26 mi||north||889.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 4:06 PM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm||W|
|Luanda||Sun 5:06 PM||1225 km||761 miles||661 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 6:06 PM||1634 km||1016 miles||883 nm||ESE|
|São Tomé||Sun 4:06 PM||1716 km||1067 miles||927 nm||N|
|Kinshasa||Sun 5:06 PM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 5:06 PM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm||NE|
|Libreville||Sun 5:06 PM||1802 km||1120 miles||973 nm||NNE|
|Malabo||Sun 5:06 PM||2135 km||1327 miles||1153 nm||NNE|
|Yaoundé||Sun 5:06 PM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm||NNE|
|Accra||Sun 4:06 PM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm||NNW|
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