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 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 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||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 31.6"||999.74 mi||west||0° 11' 52.0"||13.59 mi||south||999.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 55' 53.3"||822.16 mi||east||4° 54' 09.3"||336.86 mi||south||890.41 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||175 km||109 miles||95 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 9:08 AM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Fri 9:08 AM||231 km||143 miles||125 nm||NNE|
|Kandy||Fri 9:08 AM||310 km||193 miles||167 nm||NE|
|Kalmunai||Fri 9:08 AM||410 km||255 miles||222 nm||NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 9:08 AM||447 km||278 miles||242 nm||NNW|
|Trincomalee||Fri 9:08 AM||464 km||288 miles||251 nm||NNE|
|Madurai||Fri 9:08 AM||551 km||342 miles||297 nm||N|
|Theni||Fri 9:08 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||NNW|
|Male||Fri 8:38 AM||616 km||383 miles||333 nm||W|
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