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 14:42:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 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' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 15.8"||997.11 mi||west||0° 11' 09.6"||12.78 mi||north||997.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 30.0"||771.94 mi||east||4° 31' 19.9"||310.73 mi||north||834.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsiranana||Tue 5:42 PM||597 km||371 miles||323 nm||S|
|Mutsamudu||Tue 5:42 PM||736 km||458 miles||398 nm||SW|
|Mamoutzou||Tue 5:42 PM||743 km||461 miles||401 nm||SSW|
|Moroni||Tue 5:42 PM||784 km||487 miles||423 nm||SW|
|Fomboni||Tue 5:42 PM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm||SW|
|Victoria||Tue 6:42 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm||ENE|
|Kismayo||Tue 5:42 PM||986 km||612 miles||532 nm||NW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 5:42 PM||1023 km||636 miles||553 nm||W|
|Mogadishu||Tue 5:42 PM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm||NNW|
|Antananarivo||Tue 5:42 PM||1331 km||827 miles||719 nm||S|
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