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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:38:00 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: 15%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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' 30.4"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 31.6"||999.82 mi||west||0° 11' 52.1"||13.59 mi||south||1000.06 mi|
|24 hours||11° 55' 54.1"||822.24 mi||east||4° 54' 10.2"||336.90 mi||south||890.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galle||Fri 9:08 AM||199 km||124 miles||108 nm||NE|
|Colombo||Fri 9:08 AM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm||NNE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 9:08 AM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm||NNE|
|Kandy||Fri 9:08 AM||329 km||204 miles||177 nm||NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 9:08 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||NNW|
|Kalmunai||Fri 9:08 AM||434 km||269 miles||234 nm||NE|
|Trincomalee||Fri 9:08 AM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm||NE|
|Madurai||Fri 9:08 AM||547 km||340 miles||295 nm||N|
|Theni||Fri 9:08 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm||NNW|
|Male||Fri 8:38 AM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm||W|
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