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 Saturday, September 8, 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: 54%
|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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.02 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 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' 30.6"||15.62 mi||west||0° 00' 01.6"||0.03 mi||north||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.0"||937.06 mi||west||0° 01' 31.5"||1.75 mi||north||936.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 35.5"||760.51 mi||east||0° 09' 14.8"||10.60 mi||north||760.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Riyadh||Sat 5:20 AM||400 km||249 miles||216 nm||N|
|Khamis Mushait||Sat 5:20 AM||509 km||317 miles||275 nm||SW|
|Hofuf||Sat 5:20 AM||568 km||353 miles||307 nm||NNE|
|Buraidah||Sat 5:20 AM||649 km||403 miles||351 nm||NNW|
|Sana||Sat 5:20 AM||680 km||422 miles||367 nm||SSW|
|Al-Jamiliyah||Sat 5:20 AM||681 km||423 miles||367 nm||NE|
|Doha||Sat 5:20 AM||686 km||426 miles||370 nm||NE|
|Riffa||Sat 5:20 AM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm||NE|
|Dammam||Sat 5:20 AM||693 km||430 miles||374 nm||NNE|
|Manama||Sat 5:20 AM||700 km||435 miles||378 nm||NE|
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