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 Friday, August 31, 2012 at 19:58:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.94 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 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' 31.8"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 55.1"||1004.24 mi||west||0° 11' 49.5"||13.54 mi||north||1004.41 mi|
|24 hours||11° 05' 41.4"||766.72 mi||east||4° 42' 04.0"||323.03 mi||north||832.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Fri 11:58 PM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm||WSW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 1:58 AM||1347 km||837 miles||728 nm||ESE|
|Male||Sat 12:58 AM||1557 km||968 miles||841 nm||ENE|
|Mogadishu||Fri 10:58 PM||1841 km||1144 miles||994 nm||WNW|
|Port Louis||Fri 11:58 PM||1987 km||1235 miles||1073 nm||SSW|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 11:58 PM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm||SSW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 1:28 AM||2133 km||1325 miles||1152 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Fri 10:58 PM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm||WSW|
|Colombo||Sat 1:28 AM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 1:28 AM||2326 km||1445 miles||1256 nm||ENE|
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