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 25, 2012 at 14:58:00 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: 62%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.13 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 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' 24.5"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.5"||0.01 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 33.3"||928.30 mi||west||0° 00' 27.7"||0.53 mi||south||928.28 mi|
|24 hours||14° 07' 04.1"||909.54 mi||east||0° 27' 45.4"||31.83 mi||north||911.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Pierre||Sat 6:58 PM||103 km||64 miles||55 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:58 PM||118 km||73 miles||64 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Paul||Sat 6:58 PM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm||WNW|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:58 PM||171 km||106 miles||92 nm||NE|
|Toamasina||Sat 5:58 PM||821 km||510 miles||443 nm||WNW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:58 PM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm||WNW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 5:58 PM||997 km||619 miles||538 nm||W|
|Moroni||Sat 5:58 PM||1768 km||1099 miles||955 nm||NW|
|Victoria||Sat 6:58 PM||1855 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||N|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 8:58 PM||2313 km||1437 miles||1249 nm||NE|
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