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 18:06:00 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: 52%
|Previous 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 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||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 28.2"||998.70 mi||west||0° 11' 13.4"||12.85 mi||north||998.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 10' 24.6"||768.30 mi||east||4° 31' 58.1"||311.48 mi||north||831.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Tue 6:06 PM||1138 km||707 miles||614 nm||NE|
|Jamestown||Tue 6:06 PM||1179 km||732 miles||636 nm||SSW|
|Accra||Tue 6:06 PM||1313 km||816 miles||709 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Tue 6:06 PM||1324 km||823 miles||715 nm||NNW|
|Libreville||Tue 7:06 PM||1386 km||861 miles||748 nm||ENE|
|Lome||Tue 6:06 PM||1397 km||868 miles||755 nm||N|
|Porto Novo||Tue 7:06 PM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm||NNE|
|Lagos||Tue 7:06 PM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 6:06 PM||1522 km||946 miles||822 nm||NNW|
|Malabo||Tue 7:06 PM||1563 km||971 miles||844 nm||NE|
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