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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 01:36:00 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: 35%
|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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 30.2"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 08.6"||998.77 mi||west||0° 11' 50.8"||13.57 mi||south||998.70 mi|
|24 hours||12° 16' 33.0"||845.44 mi||east||4° 38' 08.8"||318.60 mi||south||899.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 7:36 AM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm||WSW|
|Addu City||Sat 6:36 AM||971 km||604 miles||524 nm||WNW|
|Male||Sat 6:36 AM||1314 km||816 miles||709 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 7:06 AM||1360 km||845 miles||734 nm||N|
|Colombo||Sat 7:06 AM||1363 km||847 miles||736 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 7:06 AM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||NNW|
|Madurai||Sat 7:06 AM||1714 km||1065 miles||925 nm||N|
|Chennai||Sat 7:06 AM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm||N|
|Bangalore||Sat 7:06 AM||2057 km||1278 miles||1111 nm||N|
|Kuala Lumpur||Sat 9:36 AM||2538 km||1577 miles||1370 nm||ENE|
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