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, March 17, 2012 at 09:00:00 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: 26%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:25 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:37 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 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' 28.9"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 00.8"||956.87 mi||west||0° 07' 58.3"||9.14 mi||north||957.26 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 44.0"||796.96 mi||east||3° 32' 33.5"||243.58 mi||north||840.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 9:00 AM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm||E|
|Recife||Sat 6:00 AM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sat 9:00 AM||2620 km||1628 miles||1415 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sat 9:00 AM||2696 km||1675 miles||1456 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 9:00 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 9:00 AM||2846 km||1768 miles||1537 nm||N|
|Accra||Sat 9:00 AM||2903 km||1804 miles||1567 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Sat 9:00 AM||2933 km||1822 miles||1584 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Sat 9:00 AM||2959 km||1839 miles||1598 nm||N|
|Luanda||Sat 10:00 AM||3020 km||1876 miles||1631 nm||ENE|
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