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 3:32 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 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"||1006.17 mi||west||0° 11' 19.4"||12.97 mi||north||1006.29 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 23.1"||745.11 mi||east||4° 29' 02.0"||308.10 mi||north||806.09 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||990 km||615 miles||535 nm||E|
|Victoria||Thu 8:24 PM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm||WSW|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 10:24 PM||1142 km||710 miles||617 nm||SE|
|Male||Thu 9:24 PM||1181 km||734 miles||638 nm||ENE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 9:54 PM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm||NE|
|Colombo||Thu 9:54 PM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 9:54 PM||1950 km||1211 miles||1053 nm||ENE|
|Madurai||Thu 9:54 PM||1958 km||1217 miles||1057 nm||NE|
|Mogadishu||Thu 7:24 PM||2132 km||1325 miles||1151 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Thu 9:54 PM||2137 km||1328 miles||1154 nm||NE|
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