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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 23:14:00 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: 73%
|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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 33.3"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 18.0"||1004.71 mi||west||0° 10' 55.9"||12.52 mi||north||1004.68 mi|
|24 hours||10° 39' 19.7"||735.54 mi||east||4° 14' 03.7"||290.97 mi||north||788.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cayenne||Thu 8:14 PM||194 km||120 miles||105 nm||NE|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Thu 8:14 PM||208 km||129 miles||112 nm||NNW|
|Paramaribo||Thu 8:14 PM||297 km||184 miles||160 nm||NW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Thu 8:14 PM||456 km||283 miles||246 nm||WNW|
|New Amsterdam||Thu 7:14 PM||524 km||325 miles||283 nm||WNW|
|Linden||Thu 7:14 PM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm||WNW|
|Georgetown||Thu 7:14 PM||618 km||384 miles||333 nm||NW|
|Belém||Thu 8:14 PM||800 km||497 miles||432 nm||SE|
|Manaus||Thu 7:14 PM||1041 km||647 miles||562 nm||SW|
|Port of Spain||Thu 7:14 PM||1169 km||726 miles||631 nm||NW|
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