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 09:36:00 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 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.05 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 03.1"||0.06 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.3"||932.61 mi||west||0° 03' 05.9"||3.55 mi||south||932.46 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 07.1"||955.36 mi||east||0° 32' 52.0"||37.69 mi||south||954.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Thu 3:36 PM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Thu 1:36 PM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 1:36 PM||1789 km||1112 miles||966 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Thu 2:36 PM||1986 km||1234 miles||1072 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Thu 1:36 PM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 12:36 PM||2635 km||1638 miles||1423 nm||W|
|Male||Thu 2:36 PM||2721 km||1691 miles||1469 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 3:06 PM||3123 km||1940 miles||1686 nm||NNE|
|Port-aux-Francais||Thu 2:36 PM||3218 km||2000 miles||1738 nm||S|
|Moroni||Thu 12:36 PM||3281 km||2038 miles||1771 nm||WNW|
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