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 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 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"||943.81 mi||west||0° 03' 43.0"||4.26 mi||north||943.64 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 58.3"||755.15 mi||east||1° 03' 11.9"||72.46 mi||north||756.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Faya-Largeau||Fri 4:20 AM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm||SW|
|Fada||Fri 4:20 AM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm||SSE|
|Kufra||Fri 5:20 AM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm||NNE|
|Abéché||Fri 4:20 AM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm||S|
|Moussoro||Fri 4:20 AM||840 km||522 miles||454 nm||SSW|
|Al-Fashir||Fri 6:20 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm||SE|
|Mongo||Fri 4:20 AM||894 km||555 miles||483 nm||SSW|
|Ndjamena||Fri 4:20 AM||1068 km||663 miles||577 nm||SW|
|Khartoum||Fri 6:20 AM||1337 km||830 miles||722 nm||ESE|
|Cairo||Fri 5:20 AM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||NE|
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