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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 06:12:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 06:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.56 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 26.8"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 48.0"||983.06 mi||west||0° 11' 36.1"||13.29 mi||south||982.85 mi|
|24 hours||13° 35' 51.8"||925.30 mi||east||4° 18' 46.0"||296.46 mi||south||964.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Mon 12:12 PM||803 km||499 miles||434 nm||WNW|
|Male||Mon 11:12 AM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Mon 11:42 AM||1908 km||1186 miles||1030 nm||N|
|Colombo||Mon 11:42 AM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Mon 11:42 AM||2097 km||1303 miles||1133 nm||N|
|Madurai||Mon 11:42 AM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Mon 10:12 AM||2555 km||1588 miles||1380 nm||WSW|
|Bangalore||Mon 11:42 AM||2584 km||1606 miles||1395 nm||N|
|Chennai||Mon 11:42 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||N|
|Victoria||Mon 10:12 AM||2681 km||1666 miles||1447 nm||WNW|
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