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 Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 08:28:00 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: 2%
|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 Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.55 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 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' 30.2"||16.24 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.24 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 19.6"||974.17 mi||west||0° 09' 18.4"||10.67 mi||south||974.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 13.5"||793.89 mi||east||4° 03' 19.2"||278.77 mi||south||847.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Teseney||Thu 11:28 AM||137 km||85 miles||74 nm||N|
|Gondar||Thu 11:28 AM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm||SE|
|Kassala||Thu 11:28 AM||175 km||109 miles||94 nm||N|
|Bahir Dar||Thu 11:28 AM||269 km||167 miles||145 nm||SSE|
|Keren||Thu 11:28 AM||293 km||182 miles||158 nm||NE|
|Asmara||Thu 11:28 AM||303 km||188 miles||164 nm||ENE|
|Mek'ele||Thu 11:28 AM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm||E|
|Lalibela||Thu 11:28 AM||339 km||210 miles||183 nm||SE|
|Kosti||Thu 11:28 AM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm||W|
|Dessie||Thu 11:28 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm||SE|
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