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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12:24:00 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: 22%
|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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 23.4"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 33.5"||929.98 mi||west||0° 00' 55.0"||1.05 mi||north||930.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 15.9"||926.44 mi||east||1° 00' 52.6"||69.80 mi||north||932.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fianarantsoa||Fri 3:24 PM||66 km||41 miles||36 nm||SSE|
|Antsirabe||Fri 3:24 PM||120 km||74 miles||65 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Fri 3:24 PM||235 km||146 miles||127 nm||NNE|
|Toamasina||Fri 3:24 PM||411 km||256 miles||222 nm||NE|
|Toliara||Fri 3:24 PM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||SW|
|Mahajanga||Fri 3:24 PM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||N|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 4:24 PM||901 km||560 miles||486 nm||E|
|Mamoutzou||Fri 3:24 PM||916 km||569 miles||495 nm||N|
|Mutsamudu||Fri 3:24 PM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm||NNW|
|Fomboni||Fri 3:24 PM||1010 km||628 miles||545 nm||NNW|
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