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 17:24:00 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: 51%
|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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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' 31.3"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 25.6"||998.32 mi||west||0° 11' 12.7"||12.84 mi||north||998.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 14.9"||769.00 mi||east||4° 31' 51.2"||311.33 mi||north||832.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cabinda||Tue 6:24 PM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||ENE|
|Pointe-Noire||Tue 6:24 PM||335 km||208 miles||181 nm||ENE|
|Dolisie||Tue 6:24 PM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm||ENE|
|Luanda||Tue 6:24 PM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm||ESE|
|Port-Gentil||Tue 6:24 PM||632 km||393 miles||341 nm||N|
|Uíge||Tue 6:24 PM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm||ESE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 6:24 PM||701 km||436 miles||378 nm||ENE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 6:24 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm||ENE|
|Franceville||Tue 6:24 PM||709 km||441 miles||383 nm||NE|
|Libreville||Tue 6:24 PM||754 km||468 miles||407 nm||N|
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