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 02:26:00 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 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 05.3"||998.43 mi||west||0° 11' 50.1"||13.55 mi||south||998.36 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 04.0"||846.94 mi||east||4° 37' 35.7"||317.97 mi||south||900.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 8:26 AM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||ESE|
|Addu City||Sat 7:26 AM||752 km||467 miles||406 nm||NE|
|Male||Sat 7:26 AM||1216 km||756 miles||657 nm||NNE|
|Victoria||Sat 6:26 AM||1442 km||896 miles||779 nm||W|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 7:56 AM||1821 km||1131 miles||983 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sat 7:56 AM||1876 km||1166 miles||1013 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 7:56 AM||1878 km||1167 miles||1014 nm||NE|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:26 AM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm||SW|
|Madurai||Sat 7:56 AM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm||NNE|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:26 AM||2199 km||1366 miles||1187 nm||SW|
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