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 Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 75%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:58 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 24.1"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 06.0"||929.94 mi||west||0° 03' 04.6"||3.53 mi||south||929.79 mi|
|24 hours||14° 27' 48.2"||933.92 mi||east||0° 33' 33.9"||38.49 mi||south||932.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 8:48 PM||1543 km||958 miles||833 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:48 PM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 7:48 PM||1874 km||1165 miles||1012 nm||S|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:48 PM||2045 km||1270 miles||1104 nm||W|
|Male||Sat 7:48 PM||2793 km||1735 miles||1508 nm||N|
|Victoria||Sat 6:48 PM||2795 km||1737 miles||1509 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:48 PM||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm||W|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 8:18 PM||3132 km||1946 miles||1691 nm||N|
|Port-aux-Francais||Sat 7:48 PM||3173 km||1971 miles||1713 nm||S|
|Moroni||Sat 5:48 PM||3549 km||2205 miles||1917 nm||WNW|
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