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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 43%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 79° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.87 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.7"951.94 miWest0° 06' 54.5"7.92 miNorth952.28 mi
24 hours12° 54' 28.3"850.61 miEast3° 10' 47.8"218.66 miNorth885.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 6:06 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:06 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 4:06 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
MaleSun 5:06 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 4:06 PM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 5:36 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 4:06 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSun 7:06 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 8:06 PM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 3:06 PM3369 km2093 miles1819 nmWest W

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