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 14:38:00 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: 59%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 26.1"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 10.1"||941.65 mi||west||0° 05' 07.3"||5.87 mi||north||941.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 14' 00.2"||863.23 mi||east||2° 33' 02.4"||175.43 mi||north||887.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sun 6:38 PM||198 km||123 miles||107 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 6:38 PM||425 km||264 miles||230 nm||WSW|
|Antananarivo||Sun 5:38 PM||1233 km||766 miles||666 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sun 6:38 PM||1692 km||1051 miles||914 nm||NNW|
|Moroni||Sun 5:38 PM||1915 km||1190 miles||1034 nm||WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sun 8:38 PM||1957 km||1216 miles||1057 nm||NE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 5:38 PM||2571 km||1597 miles||1388 nm||WNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 7:38 PM||2700 km||1677 miles||1458 nm||SE|
|Lilongwe||Sun 4:38 PM||2779 km||1727 miles||1500 nm||W|
|Mogadishu||Sun 5:38 PM||2822 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||NW|
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