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 12:37 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 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||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.1"||1003.32 mi||west||0° 11' 57.0"||13.69 mi||south||1003.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 07.8"||815.71 mi||east||4° 52' 34.0"||335.03 mi||south||882.21 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||336 km||208 miles||181 nm||NW|
|Addu City||Fri 7:28 AM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm||SW|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Fri 7:28 AM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm||NNW|
|Colombo||Fri 7:58 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 7:58 AM||675 km||420 miles||365 nm||NE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 7:58 AM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm||N|
|Kandy||Fri 7:58 AM||762 km||473 miles||411 nm||NE|
|Kalmunai||Fri 7:58 AM||868 km||539 miles||468 nm||NE|
|Madurai||Fri 7:58 AM||877 km||545 miles||473 nm||NNE|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 8:28 AM||1134 km||705 miles||612 nm||SSW|
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