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, September 6, 2012 at 00:20:00 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: 73%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 31.7"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 50.0"||957.21 mi||west||0° 06' 04.0"||6.96 mi||north||956.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 29.2"||749.40 mi||east||2° 02' 09.7"||140.05 mi||north||758.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salalah||Thu 4:20 AM||170 km||106 miles||92 nm||ESE|
|Al Mukalla||Thu 3:20 AM||525 km||326 miles||284 nm||SW|
|Hadibu||Thu 3:20 AM||585 km||363 miles||316 nm||SSE|
|Abu Dhabi||Thu 4:20 AM||759 km||471 miles||410 nm||NNE|
|Nizwa||Thu 4:20 AM||761 km||473 miles||411 nm||NE|
|Bosaso||Thu 3:20 AM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm||SSW|
|Doha||Thu 3:20 AM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm||N|
|Seeb||Thu 4:20 AM||867 km||539 miles||468 nm||NE|
|Dubai||Thu 4:20 AM||871 km||541 miles||470 nm||NNE|
|Al Khor||Thu 3:20 AM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm||N|
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