Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 8:28:00 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).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 30.6"||16.66 mi||West||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||South||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 35.3"||999.52 mi||West||0° 12' 05.4"||13.85 mi||South||999.77 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 15.8"||813.16 mi||East||4° 57' 26.7"||340.62 mi||South||883.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Sat 12:28 PM||1218 km||757 miles||658 nm||SSW|
|Male||Sat 1:28 PM||1458 km||906 miles||788 nm||E|
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:28 AM||1710 km||1063 miles||923 nm||WSW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 1:58 PM||1864 km||1158 miles||1007 nm||ENE|
|Aden||Sat 11:28 AM||1886 km||1172 miles||1018 nm||WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 2:28 PM||1921 km||1193 miles||1037 nm||SE|
|Madurai||Sat 1:58 PM||2022 km||1257 miles||1092 nm||ENE|
|Djibouti||Sat 11:28 AM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm||WNW|
|Mumbai||Sat 1:58 PM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm||NE|
|Muscat||Sat 12:28 PM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm||N|
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