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 14:48:00 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: 44%
|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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 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' 27.0"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 07.1"||0.14 mi||north||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 00.2"||953.84 mi||west||0° 07' 10.4"||8.22 mi||north||954.19 mi|
|24 hours||12° 49' 09.4"||846.24 mi||east||3° 16' 15.7"||224.91 mi||north||882.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Sun 4:48 PM||281 km||174 miles||152 nm||NNW|
|Blantyre||Sun 4:48 PM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm||WNW|
|Beira||Sun 4:48 PM||646 km||402 miles||349 nm||WSW|
|Mahajanga||Sun 5:48 PM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm||ENE|
|Fomboni||Sun 5:48 PM||670 km||417 miles||362 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Sun 5:48 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm||NNE|
|Mutsamudu||Sun 5:48 PM||721 km||448 miles||390 nm||NE|
|Mamoutzou||Sun 5:48 PM||728 km||452 miles||393 nm||NE|
|Antsirabe||Sun 5:48 PM||751 km||466 miles||405 nm||ESE|
|Antananarivo||Sun 5:48 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm||ESE|
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