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 01:30:00 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 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.72 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 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"||0.11 mi||north||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 48.4"||956.50 mi||west||0° 05' 58.5"||6.85 mi||north||956.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 08.0"||749.57 mi||east||1° 59' 46.3"||137.30 mi||north||757.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Sudan||Thu 4:30 AM||228 km||142 miles||123 nm||NNE|
|Kassala||Thu 4:30 AM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm||S|
|Teseney||Thu 4:30 AM||315 km||196 miles||170 nm||SSE|
|Keren||Thu 4:30 AM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm||SE|
|Asmara||Thu 4:30 AM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm||SE|
|Mendefera||Thu 4:30 AM||447 km||278 miles||241 nm||SE|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:30 AM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm||SW|
|Jeddah||Thu 4:30 AM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm||NE|
|Makkah||Thu 4:30 AM||558 km||347 miles||301 nm||NE|
|Gondar||Thu 4:30 AM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm||SSE|
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