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 15:24:00 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 2:33 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.70 meters/second, 1618.9 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 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"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 11.3"||1005.89 mi||west||0° 11' 06.4"||12.72 mi||north||1005.90 mi|
|24 hours||10° 40' 20.6"||737.66 mi||east||4° 19' 40.2"||297.37 mi||north||793.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Thu 7:24 PM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||SW|
|Male||Thu 8:24 PM||1467 km||911 miles||792 nm||E|
|Mogadishu||Thu 6:24 PM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 9:24 PM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm||SE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 8:54 PM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm||ENE|
|Aden||Thu 6:24 PM||2067 km||1285 miles||1116 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Thu 8:54 PM||2130 km||1324 miles||1150 nm||ENE|
|Djibouti||Thu 6:24 PM||2173 km||1350 miles||1173 nm||WNW|
|Colombo||Thu 8:54 PM||2215 km||1376 miles||1196 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 8:54 PM||2219 km||1379 miles||1198 nm||ENE|
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