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 23:06:00 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: 32%
|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 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.53 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 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' 28.1"||16.20 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.20 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 08.8"||971.86 mi||west||0° 09' 30.2"||10.89 mi||north||972.25 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 15.8"||828.73 mi||east||4° 03' 34.8"||279.05 mi||north||880.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 5:06 PM||1684 km||1047 miles||910 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Sun 6:06 PM||1903 km||1183 miles||1028 nm||SW|
|Lima||Sun 6:06 PM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Sun 6:06 PM||2340 km||1454 miles||1264 nm||ENE|
|Quito||Sun 6:06 PM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sun 5:06 PM||3027 km||1881 miles||1634 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Sun 5:06 PM||3137 km||1949 miles||1694 nm||NNE|
|San Salvador||Sun 5:06 PM||3185 km||1979 miles||1720 nm||NNE|
|La Paz||Sun 7:06 PM||3186 km||1980 miles||1720 nm||E|
|Panama||Sun 6:06 PM||3224 km||2003 miles||1741 nm||NE|
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