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, August 18, 2012 at 08:28:00 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.
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 3:55 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 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"||999.59 mi||west||0° 12' 05.4"||13.85 mi||south||999.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 16.2"||813.23 mi||east||4° 57' 27.2"||340.66 mi||south||883.71 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||1205 km||749 miles||651 nm||SSW|
|Male||Sat 1:28 PM||1488 km||925 miles||804 nm||E|
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:28 AM||1681 km||1044 miles||907 nm||WSW|
|Aden||Sat 11:28 AM||1865 km||1159 miles||1007 nm||WNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 1:58 PM||1894 km||1177 miles||1022 nm||ENE|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 2:28 PM||1945 km||1209 miles||1050 nm||SE|
|Djibouti||Sat 11:28 AM||1999 km||1242 miles||1079 nm||WNW|
|Muscat||Sat 12:28 PM||2043 km||1270 miles||1103 nm||N|
|Madurai||Sat 1:58 PM||2051 km||1274 miles||1107 nm||ENE|
|Mumbai||Sat 1:58 PM||2053 km||1276 miles||1108 nm||NE|
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