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 23:36:00 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 23:36:00 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"||935.50 mi||west||0° 00' 35.3"||0.68 mi||south||935.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 00.7"||765.33 mi||east||0° 42' 08.5"||48.32 mi||south||768.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Chiang Rai||Sun 6:36 AM||212 km||132 miles||115 nm||SE|
|Mandalay||Sun 6:06 AM||250 km||155 miles||135 nm||WNW|
|Chiang Mai||Sun 6:36 AM||277 km||172 miles||150 nm||SSE|
|Naypyidaw||Sun 6:06 AM||286 km||177 miles||154 nm||SW|
|Luang Prabang||Sun 6:36 AM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm||ESE|
|Mawlamyine||Sun 6:06 AM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm||S|
|Yangon||Sun 6:06 AM||545 km||339 miles||294 nm||SSW|
|Vientiane||Sun 6:36 AM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||SE|
|Xam Neua||Sun 6:36 AM||600 km||373 miles||324 nm||E|
|Kunming||Sun 7:36 AM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm||NE|
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