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 29, 2012 at 15:52:00 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: 99%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 30.6"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.7"||937.78 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||937.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 15.8"||755.34 mi||east||0° 31' 09.4"||35.73 mi||south||757.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Fri 12:52 AM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm||NNW|
|Taipei||Thu 11:52 PM||1088 km||676 miles||587 nm||WNW|
|Kagoshima||Fri 12:52 AM||1183 km||735 miles||639 nm||N|
|Quezon||Thu 11:52 PM||1271 km||790 miles||686 nm||WSW|
|Manila||Thu 11:52 PM||1282 km||796 miles||692 nm||WSW|
|Kumamoto||Fri 12:52 AM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm||N|
|Foochow||Thu 11:52 PM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm||WNW|
|Xiamen||Thu 11:52 PM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm||WNW|
|Fukuoka||Fri 12:52 AM||1412 km||878 miles||763 nm||N|
|Kitakyushu||Fri 12:52 AM||1434 km||891 miles||775 nm||N|
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