Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 2:20:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%
|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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 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"||956.03 mi||West||0° 05' 54.3"||6.77 mi||North||955.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 36.3"||749.73 mi||East||1° 58' 01.9"||135.30 mi||North||757.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fada||Thu 3:20 AM||263 km||163 miles||142 nm||WSW|
|Al-Fashir||Thu 5:20 AM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm||SSE|
|Faya-Largeau||Thu 3:20 AM||510 km||317 miles||276 nm||W|
|Abéché||Thu 3:20 AM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm||SW|
|Al-Ubayyid||Thu 5:20 AM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm||SE|
|Khartoum||Thu 5:20 AM||955 km||594 miles||516 nm||ESE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 3:20 AM||1153 km||716 miles||622 nm||WSW|
|Cairo||Thu 4:20 AM||1529 km||950 miles||825 nm||NNE|
|Alexandria||Thu 4:20 AM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||NNE|
|Bangui||Thu 3:20 AM||1615 km||1004 miles||872 nm||SSW|
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