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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 8:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, 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 Latitude: 5° 12' North, Longitude: 60° 24' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.66 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.3"999.52 miWest0° 12' 05.4"13.85 miSouth999.77 mi
24 hours11° 48' 15.8"813.16 miEast4° 57' 26.7"340.62 miSouth883.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 12:28 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 1:28 PM1458 km906 miles788 nmEast E
MogadishuSat 11:28 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:58 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenSat 11:28 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 2:28 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmSoutheast SE
MaduraiSat 1:58 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiSat 11:28 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiSat 1:58 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
MuscatSat 12:28 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth N

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