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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 15:26:00. Helsinki local time = Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 5:26:00 pm.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 15, 2016 at 5:02 pm
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:00 noon

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' North, Longitude: 52° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 kilometres/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.85 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 27' 43.6"950.85 miWest0° 01' 08.2"1.30 miSouth950.91 mi
24 hours12° 41' 50.7"834.88 miEast0° 54' 30.4"62.47 miSouth839.33 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
SalalahWed 7:26 pm225 km140 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al MukallaWed 6:26 pm522 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
HadibuWed 6:26 pm632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Abu DhabiWed 7:26 pm736 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NizwaWed 7:26 pm763 km474 miles412 nmNortheast NE
Al AinWed 7:26 pm764 km475 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DohaWed 6:26 pm798 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
BosasoWed 6:26 pm827 km514 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-JamiliyahWed 6:26 pm841 km523 miles454 nmNorth N
Al KhorWed 6:26 pm843 km524 miles455 nmNorth N

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