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 18:16:00 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 10:08 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.87 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 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"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 41.7"||968.14 mi||west||0° 09' 10.0"||10.50 mi||north||968.53 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 20.1"||837.23 mi||east||3° 57' 14.8"||271.81 mi||north||886.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 3:16 PM||1057 km||657 miles||571 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:16 PM||1173 km||729 miles||633 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:16 PM||1686 km||1048 miles||911 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:16 PM||1870 km||1162 miles||1010 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:16 PM||2165 km||1345 miles||1169 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:16 PM||2218 km||1378 miles||1197 nm||WSW|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:16 PM||2372 km||1474 miles||1281 nm||E|
|Belém||Sun 3:16 PM||2702 km||1679 miles||1459 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:16 PM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:16 PM||3014 km||1873 miles||1627 nm||NNE|
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