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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 6:12:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, 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 Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 79° 04' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.39 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.0"983.06 miWest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 miSouth982.85 mi
24 hours13° 35' 51.8"925.30 miEast4° 18' 46.0"296.46 miSouth964.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:12 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 11:12 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:42 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 11:42 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramMon 11:42 AM2097 km1303 miles1133 nmNorth N
MaduraiMon 11:42 AM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 10:12 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmWest-southwest WSW
BengaluruMon 11:42 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorth N
ChennaiMon 11:42 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:12 AM2681 km1666 miles1447 nmWest-northwest WNW

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