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 02:38:00 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 02:38:00 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° 30' 59.6"||1003.33 mi||west||0° 11' 57.3"||13.69 mi||south||1003.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 19.2"||815.94 mi||east||4° 52' 38.1"||335.11 mi||south||882.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Male||Fri 7:38 AM||210 km||131 miles||113 nm||N|
|Addu City||Fri 7:38 AM||329 km||205 miles||178 nm||S|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Fri 7:38 AM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 8:08 AM||789 km||490 miles||426 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Fri 8:08 AM||876 km||544 miles||473 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 8:08 AM||878 km||546 miles||474 nm||NE|
|Kandy||Fri 8:08 AM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm||NE|
|Madurai||Fri 8:08 AM||989 km||614 miles||534 nm||NNE|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 8:38 AM||1069 km||664 miles||577 nm||S|
|Bengaluru||Fri 8:08 AM||1266 km||786 miles||683 nm||NNE|
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