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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 84° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.09 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"939.40 miwest0° 02' 09.5"2.48 misouth939.52 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.4"757.44 mieast1° 18' 33.9"90.07 misouth765.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoudhSun 4:46 AM17 km10 miles9 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhulbaniSun 4:46 AM20 km13 miles11 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SonepurSun 4:46 AM69 km43 miles37 nmWest-southwest WSW
SambalpurSun 4:46 AM73 km45 miles40 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BalangirSun 4:46 AM74 km46 miles40 nmWest W
BargarhSun 4:46 AM80 km50 miles43 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AngulSun 4:46 AM96 km60 miles52 nmEast-northeast ENE
NayagarhSun 4:46 AM111 km69 miles60 nmEast-southeast ESE
DebagarhSun 4:46 AM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KendujharSun 4:46 AM128 km79 miles69 nmNortheast NE

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