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 15:48:00 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: 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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.12 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 33.4"||928.33 mi||west||0° 00' 20.5"||0.39 mi||south||928.31 mi|
|24 hours||14° 06' 41.9"||909.17 mi||east||0° 30' 32.9"||35.03 mi||north||911.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toliara||Sat 6:48 PM||234 km||146 miles||126 nm||SSW|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 6:48 PM||273 km||169 miles||147 nm||E|
|Antsirabe||Sat 6:48 PM||316 km||196 miles||170 nm||ENE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 6:48 PM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||NE|
|Toamasina||Sat 6:48 PM||629 km||391 miles||340 nm||NE|
|Mahajanga||Sat 6:48 PM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||NNE|
|Nampula||Sat 5:48 PM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm||NW|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 6:48 PM||954 km||593 miles||515 nm||N|
|Fomboni||Sat 6:48 PM||1008 km||627 miles||545 nm||N|
|Beira||Sat 5:48 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||W|
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