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.
March Equinox 2012
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 Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 05:14:00 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: 6%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:25 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 32.9"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 02.7"||1001.31 mi||west||0° 11' 23.8"||13.05 mi||north||1001.56 mi|
|24 hours||10° 38' 10.4"||731.94 mi||east||4° 36' 34.4"||316.73 mi||north||799.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Tue 11:14 AM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm||WSW|
|Addu City||Tue 10:14 AM||648 km||403 miles||350 nm||NNW|
|Male||Tue 10:14 AM||1138 km||707 miles||614 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 10:44 AM||1473 km||915 miles||795 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Tue 10:44 AM||1474 km||916 miles||796 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 10:44 AM||1588 km||986 miles||857 nm||N|
|Madurai||Tue 10:44 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm||N|
|Bangalore||Tue 10:44 AM||2085 km||1296 miles||1126 nm||N|
|Chennai||Tue 10:44 AM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Tue 9:14 AM||2275 km||1414 miles||1228 nm||W|
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