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 12:34:00 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 56.3"||937.69 mi||west||0° 04' 14.3"||4.86 mi||north||937.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 23.9"||889.43 mi||east||2° 14' 18.8"||153.97 mi||north||908.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 4:34 PM||132 km||82 miles||71 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 4:34 PM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm||WSW|
|Toamasina||Sat 3:34 PM||1001 km||622 miles||540 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Sat 3:34 PM||1183 km||735 miles||638 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 4:34 PM||1727 km||1073 miles||932 nm||NNW|
|Moroni||Sat 3:34 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm||WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 6:34 PM||2029 km||1260 miles||1095 nm||NE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 3:34 PM||2550 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||WNW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 5:34 PM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm||SE|
|Lilongwe||Sat 2:34 PM||2734 km||1699 miles||1476 nm||W|
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