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 13:34:00 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: 54%
|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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 58.2"||1002.53 mi||west||0° 10' 51.9"||12.44 mi||north||1002.47 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 16.1"||742.19 mi||east||4° 10' 01.1"||286.35 mi||north||792.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kulhudhuffushi||Thu 6:34 PM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm||ENE|
|Male||Thu 6:34 PM||636 km||395 miles||343 nm||E|
|Addu City||Thu 6:34 PM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm||SE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 7:04 PM||1077 km||669 miles||582 nm||ENE|
|Madurai||Thu 7:04 PM||1256 km||780 miles||678 nm||ENE|
|Colombo||Thu 7:04 PM||1347 km||837 miles||728 nm||E|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 7:04 PM||1353 km||840 miles||730 nm||E|
|Bangalore||Thu 7:04 PM||1382 km||859 miles||746 nm||NE|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 7:34 PM||1459 km||906 miles||788 nm||SSE|
|Pune||Thu 7:04 PM||1629 km||1012 miles||879 nm||NNE|
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