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 5:20 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 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"||1002.54 mi||west||0° 10' 51.9"||12.44 mi||north||1002.47 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 16.4"||742.20 mi||east||4° 10' 02.2"||286.37 mi||north||792.71 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||577 km||358 miles||311 nm||ENE|
|Male||Thu 6:34 PM||606 km||377 miles||327 nm||E|
|Addu City||Thu 6:34 PM||843 km||524 miles||455 nm||SE|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Thu 7:04 PM||1050 km||652 miles||567 nm||ENE|
|Madurai||Thu 7:04 PM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm||ENE|
|Colombo||Thu 7:04 PM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm||E|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Thu 7:04 PM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm||E|
|Bangalore||Thu 7:04 PM||1360 km||845 miles||734 nm||NE|
|Diego Garcia||Thu 7:34 PM||1448 km||900 miles||782 nm||SSE|
|Chennai||Thu 7:04 PM||1606 km||998 miles||867 nm||NE|
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