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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 17:56:00 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: 41%
|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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.55 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 29.7"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 46.8"||985.36 mi||west||0° 10' 31.4"||12.05 mi||north||985.72 mi|
|24 hours||11° 44' 55.2"||798.62 mi||east||4° 21' 47.9"||299.86 mi||north||857.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 5:56 PM||772 km||480 miles||417 nm||SE|
|Monrovia||Mon 5:56 PM||1881 km||1169 miles||1015 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Mon 5:56 PM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 5:56 PM||2018 km||1254 miles||1090 nm||NNE|
|Accra||Mon 5:56 PM||2123 km||1319 miles||1146 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 5:56 PM||2143 km||1332 miles||1157 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Mon 5:56 PM||2257 km||1402 miles||1219 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Mon 5:56 PM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm||N|
|Lome||Mon 5:56 PM||2264 km||1407 miles||1222 nm||NE|
|Porto Novo||Mon 6:56 PM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm||NE|
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