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 Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 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: 91%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 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' 31.5"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 36.0"||997.87 mi||west||0° 10' 41.7"||12.25 mi||south||998.13 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 22.0"||785.81 mi||east||4° 27' 03.1"||305.83 mi||south||845.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Blair||Sun 9:22 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm||NNE|
|Banda Aceh||Sun 10:52 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm||ESE|
|Kalmunai||Sun 9:22 PM||881 km||547 miles||476 nm||W|
|Kandy||Sun 9:22 PM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm||W|
|Medan||Sun 10:52 PM||1047 km||650 miles||565 nm||ESE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 9:22 PM||1089 km||677 miles||588 nm||W|
|Colombo||Sun 9:22 PM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm||W|
|Chennai||Sun 9:22 PM||1255 km||780 miles||678 nm||NW|
|Yangon||Sun 10:22 PM||1308 km||813 miles||706 nm||NNE|
|Madurai||Sun 9:22 PM||1331 km||827 miles||719 nm||WNW|
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