Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, August 31, 2012 at 7:58:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 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"||1004.17 mi||West||0° 11' 49.5"||13.54 mi||North||1004.33 mi|
|24 hours||11° 05' 42.2"||766.67 mi||East||4° 42' 04.1"||323.01 mi||North||832.45 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||708 km||440 miles||382 nm||WSW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 1:58 AM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm||ESE|
|Male||Sat 12:58 AM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm||ENE|
|Mogadishu||Fri 10:58 PM||1870 km||1162 miles||1010 nm||WNW|
|Port Louis||Fri 11:58 PM||1993 km||1238 miles||1076 nm||SSW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 1:28 AM||2108 km||1310 miles||1138 nm||NE|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 11:58 PM||2127 km||1322 miles||1149 nm||SSW|
|Moroni||Fri 10:58 PM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm||WSW|
|Colombo||Sat 1:28 AM||2295 km||1426 miles||1239 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 1:28 AM||2299 km||1429 miles||1242 nm||ENE|
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