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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 00:06:00 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: 44%
|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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.28 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.7 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' 30.2"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.21 mi||north||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.5"||989.25 mi||west||0° 10' 45.7"||12.33 mi||north||989.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 55.3"||789.96 mi||east||4° 25' 41.4"||304.30 mi||north||850.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 6:06 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm||NE|
|Easter Island *||Mon 7:06 PM||2191 km||1361 miles||1183 nm||SSW|
|Guayaquil||Mon 7:06 PM||2325 km||1445 miles||1255 nm||ENE|
|Lima||Mon 7:06 PM||2479 km||1540 miles||1338 nm||E|
|Quito||Mon 7:06 PM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm||ENE|
|San Jose||Mon 6:06 PM||2758 km||1714 miles||1489 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Mon 6:06 PM||2820 km||1752 miles||1523 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Mon 6:06 PM||2820 km||1752 miles||1523 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Mon 6:06 PM||2857 km||1775 miles||1543 nm||NNE|
|Tegucigalpa||Mon 6:06 PM||2952 km||1834 miles||1594 nm||NNE|
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