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 18:46:00 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 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 50.6"||985.89 mi||west||0° 10' 33.3"||12.09 mi||north||986.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 33.0"||797.44 mi||east||4° 22' 22.2"||300.51 mi||north||856.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 3:46 PM||1415 km||879 miles||764 nm||W|
|Salvador||Mon 3:46 PM||1790 km||1113 miles||967 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Mon 6:46 PM||1886 km||1172 miles||1018 nm||ESE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 3:46 PM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 6:46 PM||2254 km||1401 miles||1217 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Mon 6:46 PM||2329 km||1447 miles||1257 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 6:46 PM||2410 km||1498 miles||1301 nm||NNE|
|Bissau||Mon 6:46 PM||2584 km||1606 miles||1396 nm||NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 4:46 PM||2617 km||1626 miles||1413 nm||SW|
|Abidjan||Mon 6:46 PM||2675 km||1662 miles||1444 nm||NE|
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