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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 16:24:00 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: 84%
|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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.80 meters/second, 1619.3 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.3 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' 32.7"||16.77 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 51.5"||1006.10 mi||west||0° 11' 19.4"||12.97 mi||north||1006.21 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 23.4"||745.06 mi||east||4° 29' 02.3"||308.09 mi||north||806.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Addu City||Thu 9:24 PM||960 km||596 miles||518 nm||E|
|Victoria||Thu 8:24 PM||1082 km||672 miles||584 nm||WSW|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 10:24 PM||1118 km||695 miles||604 nm||SE|
|Male||Thu 9:24 PM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm||ENE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 9:54 PM||1738 km||1080 miles||938 nm||NE|
|Colombo||Thu 9:54 PM||1919 km||1193 miles||1036 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 9:54 PM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm||ENE|
|Madurai||Thu 9:54 PM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm||NE|
|Bangalore||Thu 9:54 PM||2117 km||1315 miles||1143 nm||NE|
|Mogadishu||Thu 7:24 PM||2162 km||1344 miles||1168 nm||W|
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