Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

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

UTC time = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 5:06:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' South, Longitude: 1° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.30 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.41 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.6"984.80 miWest0° 10' 29.2"12.01 miNorth985.15 mi
24 hours11° 46' 22.1"799.87 miEast4° 21' 11.0"299.16 miNorth858.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 5:06 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaMon 6:06 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmEast E
São ToméMon 5:06 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 6:06 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 6:06 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 6:06 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboMon 6:06 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 5:06 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNorth N
LomeMon 5:06 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 5:06 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northwest NNW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools