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 02:20:00 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: 72%
|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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.50 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 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"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 47.2"||956.08 mi||west||0° 05' 54.2"||6.77 mi||north||955.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 36.9"||749.79 mi||east||1° 57' 59.5"||135.27 mi||north||757.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Al-Fashir||Thu 5:20 AM||516 km||320 miles||278 nm||SSE|
|Al-Ubayyid||Thu 5:20 AM||882 km||548 miles||476 nm||SE|
|Khartoum||Thu 5:20 AM||983 km||611 miles||531 nm||ESE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 3:20 AM||1129 km||702 miles||610 nm||SW|
|Cairo||Thu 4:20 AM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm||NNE|
|Alexandria||Thu 4:20 AM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm||NNE|
|Bangui||Thu 3:20 AM||1605 km||997 miles||867 nm||SSW|
|Asmara||Thu 5:20 AM||1657 km||1029 miles||894 nm||E|
|Juba||Thu 5:20 AM||1690 km||1050 miles||913 nm||SSE|
|Makkah||Thu 5:20 AM||1737 km||1079 miles||938 nm||ENE|
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