Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:56:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.01 meters/second, 1501.2 km/hour, 932.8 miles/hour or 810.6 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' 03.0"||0.06 mi||South||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.2"||932.51 mi||West||0° 03' 02.9"||3.50 mi||South||932.36 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 59.5"||955.11 mi||East||0° 31' 39.9"||36.31 mi||South||954.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)||Thu 1:56 PM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm||W|
|Port Louis||Thu 1:56 PM||1079 km||671 miles||583 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 1:56 PM||1290 km||802 miles||697 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 3:56 PM||1534 km||953 miles||828 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Thu 12:56 PM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Thu 2:56 PM||2143 km||1332 miles||1157 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Thu 1:56 PM||2203 km||1369 miles||1189 nm||NW|
|Male||Thu 2:56 PM||2791 km||1734 miles||1507 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Thu 12:56 PM||2796 km||1738 miles||1510 nm||WNW|
|Port-aux-Francais||Thu 2:56 PM||3216 km||1999 miles||1737 nm||S|
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