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 10:09 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 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' 14.5"||996.95 mi||west||0° 11' 09.3"||12.78 mi||north||997.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 54.7"||772.31 mi||east||4° 31' 15.4"||310.65 mi||north||835.15 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||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Tue 5:22 PM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm||WSW|
|Mogadishu||Tue 5:22 PM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Tue 5:22 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm||SSW|
|Port Louis||Tue 6:22 PM||1524 km||947 miles||823 nm||SSE|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 6:22 PM||1553 km||965 miles||838 nm||S|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 5:22 PM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm||W|
|Nairobi||Tue 5:22 PM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm||WNW|
|Dodoma||Tue 5:22 PM||1953 km||1214 miles||1055 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Tue 8:22 PM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm||E|
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