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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 01:06:00 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: 55%
|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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 31.7"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.7"||1001.33 mi||west||0° 11' 19.0"||12.96 mi||north||1001.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 52.7"||761.32 mi||east||4° 32' 31.4"||312.08 mi||north||824.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 7:06 PM||1505 km||935 miles||813 nm||ENE|
|Acapulco||Tue 7:06 PM||2431 km||1511 miles||1313 nm||N|
|Guayaquil||Tue 8:06 PM||2531 km||1573 miles||1367 nm||E|
|San Salvador||Tue 7:06 PM||2537 km||1576 miles||1370 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Tue 7:06 PM||2539 km||1578 miles||1371 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Tue 8:06 PM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||SSW|
|Managua||Tue 7:06 PM||2613 km||1624 miles||1411 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Tue 7:06 PM||2627 km||1632 miles||1418 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Tue 7:06 PM||2701 km||1678 miles||1458 nm||NE|
|Quito||Tue 8:06 PM||2722 km||1691 miles||1470 nm||E|
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