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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:26:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 31.8"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 53.0"||985.39 mi||west||0° 09' 34.9"||10.98 mi||south||985.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 17.2"||764.37 mi||east||4° 06' 13.7"||282.04 mi||south||819.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Chennai||Wed 5:56 AM||301 km||187 miles||163 nm||NW|
|Trincomalee||Wed 5:56 AM||338 km||210 miles||183 nm||SSW|
|Kalmunai||Wed 5:56 AM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm||S|
|Kandy||Wed 5:56 AM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm||SSW|
|Madurai||Wed 5:56 AM||500 km||311 miles||270 nm||WSW|
|Bangalore||Wed 5:56 AM||559 km||348 miles||302 nm||WNW|
|Theni||Wed 5:56 AM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm||WSW|
|Colombo||Wed 5:56 AM||569 km||354 miles||307 nm||SSW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 5:56 AM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm||SSW|
|Coimbatore||Wed 5:56 AM||599 km||372 miles||323 nm||W|
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