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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 70%
|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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 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' 27.7"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 46.4"||957.38 mi||west||0° 07' 39.0"||8.77 mi||north||957.74 mi|
|24 hours||12° 34' 30.5"||832.47 mi||east||3° 26' 37.1"||236.79 mi||north||872.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Mon 8:48 PM||1088 km||676 miles||587 nm||NNE|
|Port Louis||Mon 6:48 PM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Mon 6:48 PM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm||WSW|
|Victoria||Mon 6:48 PM||2093 km||1301 miles||1130 nm||NW|
|Male||Mon 7:48 PM||2360 km||1467 miles||1275 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Mon 5:48 PM||2397 km||1490 miles||1294 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Mon 7:48 PM||2431 km||1511 miles||1313 nm||SSE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Mon 8:18 PM||2845 km||1768 miles||1536 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Mon 5:48 PM||2945 km||1830 miles||1590 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Mon 8:18 PM||3404 km||2115 miles||1838 nm||NNE|
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