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 Saturday, October 20, 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: 32%
|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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.27 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 24.8"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 55.6"||937.68 mi||west||0° 04' 12.9"||4.83 mi||north||937.90 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 42.5"||889.77 mi||east||2° 13' 51.5"||153.45 mi||north||908.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 4:24 PM||381 km||237 miles||206 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 4:24 PM||603 km||374 miles||325 nm||WSW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 3:24 PM||1434 km||891 miles||774 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 4:24 PM||1800 km||1118 miles||972 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 6:24 PM||1849 km||1149 miles||999 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Sat 3:24 PM||2117 km||1316 miles||1143 nm||WNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 5:24 PM||2542 km||1579 miles||1372 nm||SE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 3:24 PM||2769 km||1720 miles||1495 nm||WNW|
|Mogadishu||Sat 3:24 PM||2979 km||1851 miles||1608 nm||NW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 2:24 PM||2983 km||1854 miles||1611 nm||W|
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