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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:52:00 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: 43%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.59 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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' 32.2"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 20.0"||1005.71 mi||west||0° 11' 30.4"||13.18 mi||north||1005.78 mi|
|24 hours||10° 55' 44.4"||756.00 mi||east||4° 29' 49.5"||309.02 mi||north||815.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Addu City||Wed 5:52 PM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm||E|
|Male||Wed 5:52 PM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm||ENE|
|Kulhudhuffushi||Wed 5:52 PM||955 km||593 miles||516 nm||NE|
|Diego Garcia||Wed 6:52 PM||1040 km||646 miles||561 nm||SE|
|Victoria||Wed 4:52 PM||1409 km||876 miles||761 nm||WSW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Wed 6:22 PM||1412 km||878 miles||763 nm||NE|
|Colombo||Wed 6:22 PM||1590 km||988 miles||859 nm||ENE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 6:22 PM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm||ENE|
|Madurai||Wed 6:22 PM||1611 km||1001 miles||870 nm||NE|
|Bangalore||Wed 6:22 PM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm||NE|
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