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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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 67° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.91 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.88 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.9"952.52 miWest0° 06' 59.5"8.02 miNorth952.86 mi
24 hours12° 52' 49.6"849.26 miEast3° 12' 30.3"220.61 miNorth884.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 4:56 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 4:56 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSun 6:56 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 4:56 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 4:56 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 3:56 PM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 5:56 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 5:56 PM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 3:56 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 6:26 PM3041 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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