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 21:52:00 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: 98%
|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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.46 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.8"||937.98 mi||west||0° 00' 46.0"||0.88 mi||south||938.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 20.1"||754.50 mi||east||0° 45' 02.8"||51.65 mi||south||758.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Khamis Mushait||Fri 12:52 AM||317 km||197 miles||171 nm||SSW|
|Makkah||Fri 12:52 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm||W|
|Riyadh||Fri 12:52 AM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm||NNE|
|Jeddah||Fri 12:52 AM||514 km||319 miles||277 nm||W|
|Buraidah||Fri 12:52 AM||606 km||377 miles||327 nm||N|
|Medina||Fri 12:52 AM||606 km||377 miles||327 nm||NW|
|Sana||Fri 12:52 AM||612 km||380 miles||330 nm||S|
|Al Hudaydah||Fri 12:52 AM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm||S|
|Port Sudan||Fri 12:52 AM||730 km||453 miles||394 nm||W|
|Hofuf||Fri 12:52 AM||754 km||468 miles||407 nm||NE|
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