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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:38:00 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: 23%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.53 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 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' 30.9"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.0"||989.77 mi||west||0° 10' 33.7"||12.10 mi||south||990.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 52.5"||796.49 mi||east||4° 28' 55.5"||308.01 mi||south||858.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Trincomalee||Thu 8:08 AM||140 km||87 miles||76 nm||SSW|
|Jaffna||Thu 8:08 AM||200 km||124 miles||108 nm||W|
|Vedaranyam||Thu 8:08 AM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm||WNW|
|Nagapattinam||Thu 8:08 AM||249 km||155 miles||134 nm||WNW|
|Kalmunai||Thu 8:08 AM||252 km||156 miles||136 nm||S|
|Kandy||Thu 8:08 AM||296 km||184 miles||160 nm||SSW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 8:08 AM||375 km||233 miles||203 nm||SW|
|Colombo||Thu 8:08 AM||376 km||234 miles||203 nm||SW|
|Madurai||Thu 8:08 AM||408 km||254 miles||220 nm||W|
|Chennai||Thu 8:08 AM||411 km||255 miles||222 nm||NNW|
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