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 Monday, February 27, 2012 at 06:20:00 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: 25%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:35 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:22 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.06 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 837.9 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' 32.5"||16.07 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||16.07 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 36.5"||963.99 mi||west||0° 07' 32.9"||8.65 mi||north||963.71 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 32.2"||737.51 mi||east||2° 39' 58.9"||183.38 mi||north||754.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Mon 4:20 PM||355 km||221 miles||192 nm||ESE|
|Hagåtña||Mon 4:20 PM||408 km||254 miles||220 nm||SSE|
|Melekeok||Mon 3:20 PM||1343 km||835 miles||725 nm||SW|
|Palikir||Mon 5:20 PM||1990 km||1236 miles||1074 nm||ESE|
|Yokohama||Mon 3:20 PM||2109 km||1310 miles||1139 nm||N|
|Osaka||Mon 3:20 PM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm||NNW|
|Jayapura||Mon 3:20 PM||2132 km||1324 miles||1151 nm||S|
|Tokyo||Mon 3:20 PM||2135 km||1326 miles||1153 nm||N|
|Nagoya||Mon 3:20 PM||2136 km||1327 miles||1153 nm||NNW|
|Kobe||Mon 3:20 PM||2140 km||1330 miles||1155 nm||NNW|
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