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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:56:00 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: 36%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 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' 25.9"||15.77 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 57.4"||945.77 mi||west||0° 03' 44.3"||4.29 mi||south||945.61 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 43.2"||904.03 mi||east||0° 56' 24.1"||64.66 mi||south||903.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Wed 5:56 PM||1261 km||783 miles||681 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Wed 3:56 PM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm||W|
|Saint-Denis||Wed 3:56 PM||1701 km||1057 miles||918 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Wed 4:56 PM||2197 km||1365 miles||1186 nm||SSE|
|Victoria||Wed 3:56 PM||2340 km||1454 miles||1264 nm||NW|
|Antananarivo||Wed 2:56 PM||2529 km||1571 miles||1365 nm||W|
|Male||Wed 4:56 PM||2539 km||1578 miles||1371 nm||N|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 5:26 PM||2976 km||1849 miles||1607 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Wed 2:56 PM||3125 km||1942 miles||1687 nm||W|
|Port-aux-Francais||Wed 4:56 PM||3403 km||2114 miles||1837 nm||S|
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