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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 08:42:00 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: 12%
|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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.18 meters/second, 1501.9 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 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' 23.0"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.2"||0.06 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.6"||932.91 mi||west||0° 03' 13.8"||3.71 mi||south||932.75 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 25.8"||955.99 mi||east||0° 36' 02.7"||41.33 mi||south||955.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Thu 2:42 PM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm||NW|
|Amsterdam Island||Thu 1:42 PM||2072 km||1288 miles||1119 nm||SSW|
|Jakarta||Thu 3:42 PM||2806 km||1744 miles||1515 nm||ENE|
|Port Louis||Thu 12:42 PM||2901 km||1803 miles||1567 nm||W|
|Male||Thu 1:42 PM||3004 km||1867 miles||1622 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 2:12 PM||3071 km||1908 miles||1658 nm||NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 12:42 PM||3107 km||1931 miles||1678 nm||W|
|Singapore||Thu 4:42 PM||3134 km||1948 miles||1692 nm||NE|
|Kuala Lumpur||Thu 4:42 PM||3156 km||1961 miles||1704 nm||NE|
|Perth||Thu 4:42 PM||3299 km||2050 miles||1781 nm||ESE|
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