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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:34:00 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: 53%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.33 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 32.9"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 57.4"||1002.79 mi||west||0° 10' 53.8"||12.48 mi||north||1002.73 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 25.4"||742.57 mi||east||4° 11' 00.8"||287.49 mi||north||793.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Thu 6:04 PM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm||NNW|
|Kandy||Thu 6:04 PM||352 km||218 miles||190 nm||NW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 6:04 PM||379 km||235 miles||204 nm||NW|
|Colombo||Thu 6:04 PM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||NW|
|Trincomalee||Thu 6:04 PM||442 km||274 miles||238 nm||NNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 6:04 PM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm||WNW|
|Madurai||Thu 6:04 PM||753 km||468 miles||406 nm||NW|
|Chennai||Thu 6:04 PM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm||NNW|
|Male||Thu 5:34 PM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Thu 6:04 PM||1059 km||658 miles||572 nm||NNW|
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