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 08:42:00 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: 48%
|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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.47 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 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' 30.7"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.4"||994.22 mi||west||0° 11' 01.5"||12.63 mi||north||994.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 17.3"||778.94 mi||east||4° 29' 36.5"||308.79 mi||north||841.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Darwin||Tue 6:12 PM||698 km||434 miles||377 nm||SW|
|Manokwari||Tue 5:42 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm||N|
|Jayapura||Tue 5:42 PM||847 km||526 miles||457 nm||NE|
|Ambon||Tue 5:42 PM||930 km||578 miles||502 nm||WNW|
|Baucau||Tue 5:42 PM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm||W|
|Dili||Tue 5:42 PM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm||W|
|Port Moresby||Tue 6:42 PM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||E|
|Cairns||Tue 6:42 PM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm||SE|
|Manado||Tue 4:42 PM||1574 km||978 miles||850 nm||NW|
|Gorontalo||Tue 4:42 PM||1663 km||1034 miles||898 nm||NW|
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