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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 13:52:00 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: 70%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 13:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.77 meters/second, 1619.2 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.3 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' 33.1"||16.77 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 09.7"||1006.03 mi||west||0° 11' 08.1"||12.75 mi||north||1006.06 mi|
|24 hours||10° 40' 40.1"||738.16 mi||east||4° 20' 38.5"||298.49 mi||north||794.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Thu 7:22 PM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 7:22 PM||616 km||383 miles||332 nm||NNW|
|Colombo||Thu 7:22 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm||NNW|
|Kandy||Thu 7:22 PM||625 km||388 miles||338 nm||NNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 7:22 PM||950 km||590 miles||513 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Thu 7:22 PM||1005 km||624 miles||543 nm||NNW|
|Male||Thu 6:52 PM||1029 km||639 miles||556 nm||WNW|
|Chennai||Thu 7:22 PM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm||N|
|Bangalore||Thu 7:22 PM||1334 km||829 miles||720 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 7:52 PM||1520 km||944 miles||821 nm||SW|
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