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 8:56 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:28 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"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 05.9"||930.00 mi||west||0° 03' 04.5"||3.53 mi||south||929.85 mi|
|24 hours||14° 27' 48.6"||933.99 mi||east||0° 33' 29.9"||38.42 mi||south||933.02 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||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:48 PM||1811 km||1125 miles||978 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 7:48 PM||1878 km||1167 miles||1014 nm||S|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:48 PM||2017 km||1253 miles||1089 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 6:48 PM||2774 km||1723 miles||1498 nm||NW|
|Male||Sat 7:48 PM||2791 km||1735 miles||1507 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:48 PM||2867 km||1782 miles||1548 nm||W|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 8:18 PM||3137 km||1949 miles||1694 nm||N|
|Port-aux-Francais||Sat 7:48 PM||3169 km||1969 miles||1711 nm||S|
|Moroni||Sat 5:48 PM||3522 km||2189 miles||1902 nm||WNW|
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