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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:24:00 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: 43%
|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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.75 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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' 26.8"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||north||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 48.2"||952.15 mi||west||0° 06' 56.3"||7.95 mi||north||952.49 mi|
|24 hours||12° 53' 52.7"||850.12 mi||east||3° 11' 25.0"||219.37 mi||north||884.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sun 6:24 PM||1181 km||734 miles||637 nm||NNW|
|Port Louis||Sun 4:24 PM||1872 km||1163 miles||1011 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 4:24 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1130 nm||WSW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 5:24 PM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm||S|
|Male||Sun 5:24 PM||2423 km||1506 miles||1309 nm||N|
|Victoria||Sun 4:24 PM||2581 km||1603 miles||1393 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 5:54 PM||2769 km||1720 miles||1495 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Sun 3:24 PM||2914 km||1811 miles||1574 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Sun 5:54 PM||3401 km||2113 miles||1836 nm||N|
|Moroni||Sun 3:24 PM||3486 km||2166 miles||1882 nm||W|
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