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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 06:02:00 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: 2%
|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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 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' 28.4"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 12.4"||0.24 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 21.8"||996.64 mi||west||0° 12' 32.2"||14.36 mi||south||996.57 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 40.0"||891.40 mi||east||4° 52' 04.3"||334.55 mi||south||947.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sun 12:02 PM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm||ESE|
|Addu City||Sun 11:02 AM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm||NE|
|Male||Sun 11:02 AM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Sun 10:02 AM||1423 km||884 miles||768 nm||W|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sun 11:32 AM||1820 km||1131 miles||983 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sun 11:32 AM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 11:32 AM||1881 km||1169 miles||1016 nm||NE|
|Port Louis||Sun 10:02 AM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm||SW|
|Madurai||Sun 11:32 AM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm||NNE|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 10:02 AM||2197 km||1365 miles||1186 nm||SW|
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