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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 03:46:00 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: 21%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.02 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 24.7"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 46.4"||943.73 mi||west||0° 06' 05.8"||6.99 mi||south||943.47 mi|
|24 hours||345° 47' 40.6"||930.15 mi||west||1° 49' 23.9"||125.42 mi||south||933.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nadi||Thu 3:46 PM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm||ENE|
|Lautoka||Thu 3:46 PM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm||ENE|
|Suva||Thu 3:46 PM||491 km||305 miles||265 nm||E|
|Levuka||Thu 3:46 PM||543 km||338 miles||293 nm||ENE|
|Port Vila||Thu 2:46 PM||596 km||370 miles||322 nm||W|
|Labasa||Thu 3:46 PM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm||ENE|
|Luganville||Thu 2:46 PM||797 km||495 miles||431 nm||WNW|
|Noumea||Thu 2:46 PM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm||WSW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 4:46 PM||1175 km||730 miles||635 nm||ESE|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:46 PM||1279 km||795 miles||691 nm||NNE|
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