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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 12:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 47%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' South, Longitude: 72° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.43 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.53 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.0"931.22 miWest0° 01' 49.7"2.10 miNorth931.32 mi
24 hours13° 50' 46.9"894.56 miEast1° 20' 05.9"91.83 miNorth903.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 4:48 PM919 km571 miles496 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 6:48 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 4:48 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 4:48 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 5:48 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 4:48 PM2552 km1585 miles1378 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 3:48 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
MaleSat 5:48 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 5:48 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:18 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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