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, September 8, 2012 at 23:26:00 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: 46%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 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' 30.4"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.5"||0.01 mi||south||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 25.7"||935.49 mi||west||0° 00' 34.3"||0.66 mi||south||935.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 58.9"||765.29 mi||east||0° 41' 44.3"||47.86 mi||south||768.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Chiang Rai||Sun 6:26 AM||175 km||109 miles||95 nm||SW|
|Luang Prabang||Sun 6:26 AM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm||SE|
|Chiang Mai||Sun 6:26 AM||328 km||204 miles||177 nm||SW|
|Xam Neua||Sun 6:26 AM||353 km||219 miles||191 nm||ESE|
|Vientiane||Sun 6:26 AM||409 km||254 miles||221 nm||SSE|
|Kunming||Sun 7:26 AM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm||NNE|
|Udon Thani||Sun 6:26 AM||473 km||294 miles||256 nm||SSE|
|Mandalay||Sun 5:56 AM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm||W|
|Naypyidaw||Sun 5:56 AM||513 km||319 miles||277 nm||WSW|
|Hanoi||Sun 6:26 AM||529 km||328 miles||285 nm||E|
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