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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 13:32:00 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: 65%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.35 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 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' 30.6"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 35.8"||987.21 mi||west||0° 10' 23.6"||11.91 mi||north||987.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 30.1"||781.89 mi||east||4° 19' 00.1"||296.67 mi||north||840.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Tue 7:32 PM||1256 km||780 miles||678 nm||WNW|
|Male||Tue 6:32 PM||1951 km||1212 miles||1054 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 7:02 PM||1952 km||1213 miles||1054 nm||NNW|
|Colombo||Tue 7:02 PM||1957 km||1216 miles||1056 nm||NNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 7:02 PM||2211 km||1374 miles||1194 nm||NNW|
|Madurai||Tue 7:02 PM||2324 km||1444 miles||1255 nm||NNW|
|Kuala Lumpur||Tue 9:32 PM||2521 km||1566 miles||1361 nm||NE|
|Singapore||Tue 9:32 PM||2608 km||1621 miles||1408 nm||ENE|
|Jakarta||Tue 8:32 PM||2621 km||1628 miles||1415 nm||E|
|Chennai||Tue 7:02 PM||2622 km||1629 miles||1416 nm||N|
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