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 13:24:00 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 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 25.0"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 59.8"||938.09 mi||west||0° 04' 20.4"||4.98 mi||north||938.32 mi|
|24 hours||13° 38' 52.1"||888.10 mi||east||2° 16' 32.0"||156.51 mi||north||907.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsirabe||Sat 4:24 PM||6 km||4 miles||3 nm||ESE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 4:24 PM||116 km||72 miles||63 nm||NNE|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 4:24 PM||179 km||111 miles||97 nm||S|
|Toamasina||Sat 4:24 PM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm||NE|
|Mahajanga||Sat 4:24 PM||461 km||287 miles||249 nm||N|
|Toliara||Sat 4:24 PM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm||SW|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 4:24 PM||803 km||499 miles||434 nm||NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 5:24 PM||891 km||554 miles||481 nm||E|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 4:24 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm||NNW|
|Fomboni||Sat 4:24 PM||905 km||562 miles||489 nm||NNW|
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