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 10:46:00 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 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.89 meters/second, 1500.8 km/hour, 932.5 miles/hour or 810.4 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' 23.0"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.1"||932.31 mi||west||0° 02' 55.4"||3.35 mi||south||932.16 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 38.8"||954.54 mi||east||0° 28' 35.8"||32.79 mi||south||953.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Denis||Thu 2:46 PM||47 km||29 miles||26 nm||SSW|
|Saint-Paul||Thu 2:46 PM||68 km||42 miles||37 nm||SSW|
|Saint-Pierre||Thu 2:46 PM||97 km||60 miles||53 nm||S|
|Port Louis||Thu 2:46 PM||204 km||126 miles||110 nm||E|
|Toamasina||Thu 1:46 PM||697 km||433 miles||376 nm||WNW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 1:46 PM||862 km||536 miles||465 nm||W|
|Antsirabe||Thu 1:46 PM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm||W|
|Moroni||Thu 1:46 PM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm||NW|
|Victoria||Thu 2:46 PM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm||N|
|Dar es Salaam||Thu 1:46 PM||2317 km||1440 miles||1251 nm||NW|
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