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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.

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

UTC time = Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48:00 AM.

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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).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM
This phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, December 24, 2011 at 6:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 75° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miWest0° 00' 13.3"0.25 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"1001.75 miWest0° 13' 14.8"15.17 miSouth1001.76 mi
24 hours12° 08' 08.6"838.25 miEast5° 13' 14.6"358.74 miSouth908.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySun 5:48 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSun 6:48 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 5:48 AM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:18 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 6:18 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 6:18 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 6:18 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
BengaluruSun 6:18 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 6:18 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSun 4:48 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest W

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