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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 = Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:48:00 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: 70%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 70° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.05 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.3"957.30 miWest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 miNorth957.66 mi
24 hours12° 34' 32.4"832.43 miEast3° 26' 34.9"236.73 miNorth872.22 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)Mon 6:48 PM793 km492 miles428 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 8:48 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 6:48 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 6:48 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 6:48 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 7:48 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 7:48 PM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 5:48 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 8:18 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 5:48 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest W

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