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 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 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' 47.9"||983.05 mi||west||0° 11' 36.0"||13.29 mi||south||982.83 mi|
|24 hours||13° 35' 53.7"||925.33 mi||east||4° 18' 43.9"||296.42 mi||south||964.75 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||777 km||483 miles||419 nm||WNW|
|Male||Mon 11:12 AM||1710 km||1062 miles||923 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Mon 11:42 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm||N|
|Colombo||Mon 11:42 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Mon 11:42 AM||2095 km||1302 miles||1131 nm||N|
|Madurai||Mon 11:42 AM||2242 km||1393 miles||1211 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Mon 10:12 AM||2529 km||1571 miles||1365 nm||WSW|
|Bangalore||Mon 11:42 AM||2583 km||1605 miles||1394 nm||N|
|Chennai||Mon 11:42 AM||2596 km||1613 miles||1402 nm||N|
|Victoria||Mon 10:12 AM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm||WNW|
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