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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 13:36:00 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: 72%
|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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.57 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 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"||16.35 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.35 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 51.3"||980.92 mi||west||0° 08' 34.0"||9.82 mi||north||980.69 mi|
|24 hours||10° 56' 58.3"||738.36 mi||east||3° 07' 45.5"||215.16 mi||north||764.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Blair||Sat 7:06 PM||413 km||256 miles||223 nm||ESE|
|Visakhapatnam||Sat 7:06 PM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm||NW|
|Bhubaneshwar||Sat 7:06 PM||876 km||545 miles||473 nm||NNW|
|Yangon||Sat 8:06 PM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||ENE|
|Chennai||Sat 7:06 PM||938 km||583 miles||507 nm||W|
|Kalmunai||Sat 7:06 PM||987 km||613 miles||533 nm||SW|
|Kolkata||Sat 7:06 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm||N|
|Naypyidaw||Sat 8:06 PM||1077 km||669 miles||581 nm||NE|
|Chittagong||Sat 7:36 PM||1086 km||675 miles||587 nm||NNE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 7:06 PM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm||WSW|
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