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, December 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 46%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 31.5"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 29.0"||1004.66 mi||west||0° 11' 50.1"||13.55 mi||south||1004.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 56.6"||804.60 mi||east||4° 45' 27.4"||326.89 mi||south||867.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Fri 6:06 AM||886 km||551 miles||479 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 6:06 AM||897 km||557 miles||484 nm||NNW|
|Colombo||Fri 6:06 AM||902 km||561 miles||487 nm||NNW|
|Kandy||Fri 6:06 AM||908 km||564 miles||490 nm||NNW|
|Male||Fri 5:36 AM||1211 km||752 miles||654 nm||WNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 6:06 AM||1219 km||758 miles||658 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Fri 6:06 AM||1285 km||799 miles||694 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 6:36 AM||1436 km||892 miles||775 nm||WSW|
|Chennai||Fri 6:06 AM||1534 km||953 miles||828 nm||NNW|
|Bangalore||Fri 6:06 AM||1616 km||1004 miles||873 nm||NNW|
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