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 13:48:00 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: 33%
|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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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° 25' 01.7"||938.37 mi||west||0° 04' 23.5"||5.04 mi||north||938.60 mi|
|24 hours||13° 38' 04.7"||887.47 mi||east||2° 17' 39.9"||157.82 mi||north||907.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toliara||Sat 4:48 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||SE|
|Nampula||Sat 3:48 PM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm||NNW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 4:48 PM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||E|
|Beira||Sat 3:48 PM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm||W|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 4:48 PM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm||ESE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 4:48 PM||697 km||433 miles||376 nm||E|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 4:48 PM||902 km||561 miles||487 nm||NNE|
|Toamasina||Sat 4:48 PM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm||E|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 4:48 PM||923 km||574 miles||498 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Sat 4:48 PM||936 km||582 miles||505 nm||NNE|
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