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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 03:20:00 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: 63%
|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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 31.1"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 12.0"||943.87 mi||west||0° 03' 42.8"||4.26 mi||north||943.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 58.9"||755.20 mi||east||1° 03' 09.5"||72.42 mi||north||756.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 5:20 AM||545 km||338 miles||294 nm||NNE|
|Al-Fashir||Fri 6:20 AM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm||SE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 4:20 AM||1052 km||653 miles||568 nm||SW|
|Khartoum||Fri 6:20 AM||1363 km||847 miles||736 nm||ESE|
|Cairo||Fri 5:20 AM||1549 km||963 miles||836 nm||NE|
|Alexandria||Fri 5:20 AM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm||NE|
|Kano||Fri 4:20 AM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm||WSW|
|Tripoli||Fri 5:20 AM||1603 km||996 miles||866 nm||NNW|
|Bangui||Fri 4:20 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm||S|
|Valletta *||Fri 5:20 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||NNW|
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