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 13:06:00 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 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 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"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 58.6"||937.96 mi||west||0° 04' 18.2"||4.94 mi||north||938.18 mi|
|24 hours||13° 39' 23.8"||888.56 mi||east||2° 15' 46.0"||155.63 mi||north||908.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Sat 4:06 PM||256 km||159 miles||138 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 4:06 PM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||WNW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 4:06 PM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||W|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 4:06 PM||448 km||279 miles||242 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 5:06 PM||474 km||294 miles||256 nm||ESE|
|Port Louis||Sat 5:06 PM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm||E|
|Mahajanga||Sat 4:06 PM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm||NW|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 4:06 PM||999 km||621 miles||539 nm||NW|
|Moroni||Sat 4:06 PM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm||NW|
|Victoria||Sat 5:06 PM||1752 km||1089 miles||946 nm||NNE|
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