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 14:22:00 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: 66%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.3 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"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 38.8"||987.65 mi||west||0° 10' 25.7"||11.95 mi||north||987.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 25.1"||780.96 mi||east||4° 19' 36.0"||297.34 mi||north||839.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Tue 8:22 PM||338 km||210 miles||182 nm||NNE|
|Male||Tue 7:22 PM||1612 km||1002 miles||870 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Tue 6:22 PM||1866 km||1159 miles||1008 nm||SW|
|Victoria||Tue 6:22 PM||1887 km||1172 miles||1019 nm||WNW|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 6:22 PM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm||SW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Tue 7:52 PM||2111 km||1311 miles||1140 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Tue 7:52 PM||2111 km||1312 miles||1140 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Tue 7:52 PM||2160 km||1342 miles||1166 nm||NNE|
|Madurai||Tue 7:52 PM||2347 km||1458 miles||1267 nm||NNE|
|Bangalore||Tue 7:52 PM||2654 km||1649 miles||1433 nm||NNE|
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