Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 5:14:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 22° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.48 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 35.1"1005.39 miWest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 miNorth1005.53 mi
24 hours10° 49' 37.1"748.49 miEast4° 30' 12.8"309.43 miNorth810.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiWed 7:14 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
Mbuji-MayiWed 7:14 PM469 km292 miles253 nmSouth S
TshikapaWed 7:14 PM551 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbandakaWed 6:14 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukavuWed 7:14 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast E
ImpfondoWed 6:14 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaWed 7:14 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-southeast ESE
RuhengeriWed 7:14 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
GitaramaWed 7:14 PM757 km470 miles409 nmEast E
ButareWed 7:14 PM759 km472 miles410 nmEast E

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools