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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:20:00 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: 19%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.57 meters/second, 1506.9 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 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' 29.8"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 54.0"||935.99 mi||west||0° 02' 24.2"||2.76 mi||south||936.12 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 16.5"||778.30 mi||east||1° 26' 28.8"||99.15 mi||south||788.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arlit||Mon 9:20 AM||575 km||357 miles||310 nm||ESE|
|In Salah||Mon 9:20 AM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm||N|
|Agadez||Mon 9:20 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||SE|
|Dori||Mon 8:20 AM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm||SSW|
|Niamey||Mon 9:20 AM||836 km||519 miles||451 nm||S|
|Maradi||Mon 9:20 AM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm||SSE|
|Ouahigouya||Mon 8:20 AM||978 km||607 miles||528 nm||SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 8:20 AM||1052 km||654 miles||568 nm||SSW|
|Kano||Mon 9:20 AM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm||SSE|
|Abuja||Mon 9:20 AM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm||SSE|
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