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 14:32:00 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|
|This phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.75 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 15.2"||997.11 mi||west||0° 11' 09.5"||12.78 mi||north||997.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 41.0"||772.16 mi||east||4° 31' 17.9"||310.72 mi||north||835.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Tue 6:32 PM||587 km||364 miles||317 nm||ENE|
|Antsiranana||Tue 5:32 PM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm||SSW|
|Mamoutzou||Tue 5:32 PM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm||SW|
|Mutsamudu||Tue 5:32 PM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm||SW|
|Moroni||Tue 5:32 PM||963 km||599 miles||520 nm||WSW|
|Mogadishu||Tue 5:32 PM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm||NNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 5:32 PM||1261 km||784 miles||681 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Tue 5:32 PM||1367 km||850 miles||738 nm||SSW|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 6:32 PM||1623 km||1009 miles||877 nm||SSE|
|Port Louis||Tue 6:32 PM||1636 km||1016 miles||883 nm||SSE|
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