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 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 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"||931.13 mi||west||0° 01' 46.4"||2.03 mi||north||931.23 mi|
|24 hours||13° 51' 15.4"||895.00 mi||east||1° 18' 51.7"||90.42 mi||north||903.38 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||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm||NNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 5:24 PM||1867 km||1160 miles||1008 nm||S|
|Port Louis||Sat 4:24 PM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 4:24 PM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm||W|
|Male||Sat 5:24 PM||2821 km||1753 miles||1523 nm||N|
|Victoria||Sat 4:24 PM||3025 km||1879 miles||1633 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 5:54 PM||3088 km||1919 miles||1668 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 3:24 PM||3182 km||1977 miles||1718 nm||W|
|Port-aux-Francais||Sat 5:24 PM||3222 km||2002 miles||1740 nm||S|
|Jakarta||Sat 7:24 PM||3524 km||2190 miles||1903 nm||ENE|
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