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 Sunday, September 23, 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: 59%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 26.1"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.09 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 06.9"||941.11 mi||west||0° 05' 01.3"||5.76 mi||north||941.37 mi|
|24 hours||13° 15' 21.1"||864.26 mi||east||2° 30' 52.6"||172.95 mi||north||887.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)||Sun 5:48 PM||851 km||529 miles||459 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Sun 7:48 PM||1353 km||841 miles||731 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Sun 5:48 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 5:48 PM||1686 km||1048 miles||911 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 6:48 PM||2107 km||1310 miles||1138 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Sun 5:48 PM||2401 km||1492 miles||1296 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Sun 4:48 PM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm||W|
|Male||Sun 6:48 PM||2631 km||1635 miles||1421 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 7:18 PM||3063 km||1903 miles||1654 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Sun 4:48 PM||3148 km||1956 miles||1700 nm||WNW|
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