Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 12:34:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' North, Longitude: 61° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.73 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"994.70 miWest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 miSouth994.99 mi
24 hours11° 02' 41.0"755.54 miEast4° 19' 47.2"297.53 miSouth815.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuWed 3:34 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 5:34 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaWed 4:34 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MumbaiWed 6:04 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 6:04 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmEast E
PuneWed 6:04 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNortheast NE
MuscatWed 4:34 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengaluruWed 6:04 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 6:04 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast E
SuratWed 6:04 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNortheast NE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools