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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 02:08:00 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: 29%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 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' 30.9"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.8"||1003.35 mi||west||0° 11' 56.5"||13.68 mi||south||1003.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 46.6"||815.32 mi||east||4° 52' 26.2"||334.90 mi||south||881.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 7:38 AM||503 km||312 miles||272 nm||N|
|Colombo||Fri 7:38 AM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm||N|
|Kandy||Fri 7:38 AM||545 km||338 miles||294 nm||N|
|Kalmunai||Fri 7:38 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 7:38 AM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm||NNW|
|Male||Fri 7:08 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm||WNW|
|Madurai||Fri 7:38 AM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm||NNW|
|Addu City||Fri 7:08 AM||882 km||548 miles||476 nm||WSW|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Fri 7:08 AM||945 km||587 miles||510 nm||WNW|
|Chennai||Fri 7:38 AM||1185 km||736 miles||640 nm||N|
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