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 02:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 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||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.0"||1003.39 mi||west||0° 11' 57.1"||13.69 mi||south||1003.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 09.1"||815.79 mi||east||4° 52' 34.4"||335.06 mi||south||882.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Male||Fri 7:28 AM||313 km||194 miles||169 nm||NW|
|Addu City||Fri 7:28 AM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm||SW|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Fri 7:28 AM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm||NNW|
|Colombo||Fri 7:58 AM||694 km||431 miles||375 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 7:58 AM||696 km||432 miles||376 nm||NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 7:58 AM||701 km||436 miles||378 nm||NNE|
|Kandy||Fri 7:58 AM||783 km||487 miles||423 nm||NE|
|Madurai||Fri 7:58 AM||886 km||550 miles||478 nm||NNE|
|Kalmunai||Fri 7:58 AM||891 km||553 miles||481 nm||NE|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 8:28 AM||1124 km||698 miles||607 nm||SSW|
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