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 02:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.43 meters/second, 1607.2 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 30.0"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 06.5"||998.49 mi||west||0° 11' 50.3"||13.56 mi||south||998.41 mi|
|24 hours||12° 17' 31.1"||846.34 mi||east||4° 37' 47.8"||318.17 mi||south||900.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 8:08 AM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm||S|
|Addu City||Sat 7:08 AM||534 km||332 miles||289 nm||N|
|Male||Sat 7:08 AM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm||N|
|Colombo||Sat 7:38 AM||1583 km||984 miles||855 nm||NNE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 7:38 AM||1583 km||984 miles||855 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 7:38 AM||1616 km||1004 miles||873 nm||NNE|
|Madurai||Sat 7:38 AM||1805 km||1122 miles||975 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Sat 6:08 AM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Sat 7:38 AM||2110 km||1311 miles||1139 nm||NNE|
|Chennai||Sat 7:38 AM||2216 km||1377 miles||1197 nm||NNE|
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