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 17:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.46 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.6 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' 27.5"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 34.9"||967.23 mi||west||0° 09' 04.7"||10.40 mi||north||967.62 mi|
|24 hours||12° 32' 51.4"||839.36 mi||east||3° 55' 35.0"||269.91 mi||north||888.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 5:06 PM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Sun 5:06 PM||2331 km||1448 miles||1259 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sun 5:06 PM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 5:06 PM||2459 km||1528 miles||1328 nm||NNE|
|Accra||Sun 5:06 PM||2523 km||1568 miles||1362 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Sun 5:06 PM||2538 km||1577 miles||1370 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Sun 5:06 PM||2587 km||1608 miles||1397 nm||N|
|Lome||Sun 5:06 PM||2655 km||1650 miles||1433 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Sun 6:06 PM||2679 km||1665 miles||1447 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Sun 5:06 PM||2706 km||1681 miles||1461 nm||N|
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