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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 33%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' South, Longitude: 111° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"972.60 miwest0° 09' 34.0"10.96 minorth972.99 mi
24 hours12° 18' 15.8"827.04 mieast4° 04' 46.9"280.42 minorth879.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 7:06 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 4:06 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:06 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 7:06 PM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 6:06 PM3914 km2432 miles2113 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 6:06 PM3919 km2435 miles2116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 6:06 PM3927 km2440 miles2120 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 7:06 PM3968 km2466 miles2142 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 6:06 PM4019 km2497 miles2170 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 6:06 PM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNortheast NE
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