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 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 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' 41.6"||968.13 mi||west||0° 09' 09.9"||10.50 mi||north||968.52 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 22.4"||837.27 mi||east||3° 57' 13.3"||271.78 mi||north||886.75 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||1079 km||670 miles||582 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:16 PM||1201 km||746 miles||649 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:16 PM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:16 PM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Sun 4:16 PM||2194 km||1363 miles||1185 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:16 PM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm||WSW|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:16 PM||2343 km||1456 miles||1265 nm||E|
|Belém||Sun 3:16 PM||2727 km||1694 miles||1472 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:16 PM||2956 km||1837 miles||1596 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:16 PM||2998 km||1863 miles||1619 nm||NNE|
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