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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:48:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.22 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 25.0"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 55.1"||962.11 mi||west||0° 09' 22.0"||10.73 mi||south||961.81 mi|
|24 hours||14° 17' 57.1"||954.36 mi||east||3° 13' 23.4"||221.64 mi||south||972.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Tue 11:48 AM||133 km||82 miles||72 nm||W|
|Fomboni||Tue 12:48 PM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Tue 12:48 PM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm||NE|
|Mutsamudu||Tue 12:48 PM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm||NE|
|Mamoutzou||Tue 12:48 PM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm||ENE|
|Blantyre||Tue 11:48 AM||591 km||368 miles||319 nm||W|
|Mahajanga||Tue 12:48 PM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm||E|
|Lilongwe||Tue 11:48 AM||737 km||458 miles||398 nm||W|
|Beira||Tue 11:48 AM||787 km||489 miles||425 nm||SW|
|Antananarivo||Tue 12:48 PM||851 km||529 miles||460 nm||ESE|
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