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 13:38:00 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 13:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 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' 24.8"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||north||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 52.9"||931.48 mi||west||0° 01' 56.6"||2.23 mi||north||931.58 mi|
|24 hours||13° 49' 45.3"||893.67 mi||east||1° 22' 43.3"||94.85 mi||north||902.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 5:38 PM||258 km||160 miles||139 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 5:38 PM||456 km||284 miles||246 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Sat 4:38 PM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 5:38 PM||1865 km||1159 miles||1007 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 7:38 PM||2024 km||1257 miles||1093 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Sat 4:38 PM||2043 km||1269 miles||1103 nm||WNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 6:38 PM||2533 km||1574 miles||1368 nm||SE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 4:38 PM||2709 km||1683 miles||1463 nm||WNW|
|Maputo||Sat 3:38 PM||2835 km||1762 miles||1531 nm||WSW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 3:38 PM||2869 km||1783 miles||1549 nm||WNW|
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