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, September 21, 2012 at 13:48:00 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: 36%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.00 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 24.3"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 18.4"||930.26 mi||west||0° 01' 24.0"||1.61 mi||south||930.19 mi|
|24 hours||14° 11' 24.4"||916.39 mi||east||0° 05' 26.8"||6.24 mi||north||916.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toliara||Fri 4:48 PM||263 km||164 miles||142 nm||S|
|Fianarantsoa||Fri 4:48 PM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm||E|
|Antsirabe||Fri 4:48 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm||ENE|
|Antananarivo||Fri 4:48 PM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm||ENE|
|Mahajanga||Fri 4:48 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm||NNE|
|Toamasina||Fri 4:48 PM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm||ENE|
|Nampula||Fri 3:48 PM||777 km||483 miles||419 nm||NNW|
|Beira||Fri 3:48 PM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||W|
|Mamoutzou||Fri 4:48 PM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm||NNE|
|Fomboni||Fri 4:48 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm||N|
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