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 12:44:00 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 5:19 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.31 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 57.5"||1002.74 mi||west||0° 10' 53.5"||12.47 mi||north||1002.69 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 23.7"||742.50 mi||east||4° 10' 50.1"||287.28 mi||north||793.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galle||Thu 6:14 PM||131 km||81 miles||70 nm||NNE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 6:14 PM||222 km||138 miles||120 nm||N|
|Colombo||Thu 6:14 PM||226 km||140 miles||122 nm||N|
|Kandy||Thu 6:14 PM||277 km||172 miles||150 nm||NNE|
|Kalmunai||Thu 6:14 PM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||NE|
|Trincomalee||Thu 6:14 PM||432 km||268 miles||233 nm||NNE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 6:14 PM||521 km||324 miles||282 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Thu 6:14 PM||593 km||369 miles||320 nm||NNW|
|Theni||Thu 6:14 PM||632 km||392 miles||341 nm||NNW|
|Male||Thu 5:44 PM||721 km||448 miles||389 nm||W|
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