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 01:10:00 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.80 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 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' 31.7"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 48.9"||956.67 mi||west||0° 06' 00.0"||6.88 mi||north||956.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 57.3"||749.51 mi||east||2° 00' 25.7"||138.05 mi||north||757.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Khamis Mushait||Thu 4:10 AM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm||ENE|
|Keren||Thu 4:10 AM||325 km||202 miles||175 nm||SW|
|Asmara||Thu 4:10 AM||331 km||206 miles||179 nm||SSW|
|Makkah||Thu 4:10 AM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm||NNW|
|Port Sudan||Thu 4:10 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm||WNW|
|Al Hudaydah||Thu 4:10 AM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm||SE|
|Jeddah||Thu 4:10 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||NNW|
|Sana||Thu 4:10 AM||475 km||295 miles||257 nm||SE|
|Mek'ele||Thu 4:10 AM||498 km||310 miles||269 nm||SSW|
|Teseney||Thu 4:10 AM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm||SW|
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