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 22, 2012 at 12:24:00 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: 47%
|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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.39 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 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"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 50.2"||931.20 mi||west||0° 01' 46.6"||2.04 mi||north||931.29 mi|
|24 hours||13° 51' 14.1"||895.04 mi||east||1° 18' 55.3"||90.49 mi||north||903.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 6:24 PM||1608 km||999 miles||868 nm||NNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 5:24 PM||1866 km||1160 miles||1008 nm||S|
|Port Louis||Sat 4:24 PM||2098 km||1304 miles||1133 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 4:24 PM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm||W|
|Male||Sat 5:24 PM||2816 km||1750 miles||1521 nm||N|
|Victoria||Sat 4:24 PM||3002 km||1865 miles||1621 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 5:54 PM||3090 km||1920 miles||1669 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 3:24 PM||3155 km||1960 miles||1703 nm||W|
|Port-aux-Francais||Sat 5:24 PM||3218 km||1999 miles||1737 nm||S|
|Jakarta||Sat 7:24 PM||3549 km||2206 miles||1917 nm||ENE|
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