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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 19:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 19:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 26' North, Longitude: 59° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.65 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"947.36 miwest0° 04' 02.5"4.64 minorth947.18 mi
24 hours11° 33' 49.7"754.47 mieast1° 11' 47.1"82.30 minorth756.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NizwaTue 11:14 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuscatTue 11:14 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
SeebTue 11:14 PM485 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalalahTue 11:14 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
Abu DhabiTue 11:14 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
DubaiTue 11:14 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar-AbbasTue 10:44 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HadibuTue 10:14 PM940 km584 miles507 nmSouthwest SW
KarachiWed 12:14 AM997 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
DohaTue 10:14 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorthwest NW

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