Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
March Equinox 2012
UTC time = Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 5:14:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:27 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 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 447.66 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' 02.5"||1001.30 mi||West||0° 11' 23.8"||13.05 mi||North||1001.55 mi|
|24 hours||10° 38' 11.2"||731.95 mi||East||4° 36' 34.1"||316.72 mi||North||799.56 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||452 km||281 miles||244 nm||WSW|
|Addu City||Tue 10:14 AM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm||NNW|
|Male||Tue 10:14 AM||1145 km||712 miles||618 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 10:44 AM||1464 km||910 miles||791 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Tue 10:44 AM||1467 km||912 miles||792 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 10:44 AM||1586 km||986 miles||856 nm||N|
|Madurai||Tue 10:44 AM||1754 km||1090 miles||947 nm||N|
|Bengaluru||Tue 10:44 AM||2083 km||1295 miles||1125 nm||N|
|Chennai||Tue 10:44 AM||2138 km||1329 miles||1155 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Tue 9:14 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1244 nm||W|
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