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 14:22:00 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: 50%
|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 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 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' 31.1"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 14.6"||997.03 mi||west||0° 11' 09.3"||12.78 mi||north||997.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 53.3"||772.34 mi||east||4° 31' 15.5"||310.67 mi||north||835.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Tue 6:22 PM||368 km||229 miles||199 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Tue 5:22 PM||1201 km||746 miles||648 nm||WSW|
|Mogadishu||Tue 5:22 PM||1320 km||820 miles||713 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Tue 5:22 PM||1452 km||903 miles||784 nm||SSW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 5:22 PM||1528 km||950 miles||825 nm||W|
|Port Louis||Tue 6:22 PM||1533 km||952 miles||828 nm||SSE|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 6:22 PM||1557 km||968 miles||841 nm||S|
|Nairobi||Tue 5:22 PM||1916 km||1190 miles||1034 nm||WNW|
|Dodoma||Tue 5:22 PM||1923 km||1195 miles||1039 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Tue 8:22 PM||2132 km||1325 miles||1151 nm||E|
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