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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.85 meters/second, 1507.9 km/hour, 936.9 miles/hour or 814.2 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' 01.3"||0.03 mi||north||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.7"||936.67 mi||west||0° 01' 18.2"||1.50 mi||north||936.60 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 20.4"||761.03 mi||east||0° 03' 48.8"||4.37 mi||north||760.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sabha||Sat 6:36 AM||662 km||411 miles||358 nm||N|
|Agadez||Sat 5:36 AM||759 km||472 miles||410 nm||SW|
|Zinder||Sat 5:36 AM||952 km||591 miles||514 nm||SSW|
|Ndjamena||Sat 5:36 AM||1004 km||624 miles||542 nm||S|
|Kano||Sat 5:36 AM||1151 km||715 miles||621 nm||SSW|
|Tripoli||Sat 6:36 AM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||N|
|Niamey||Sat 5:36 AM||1494 km||928 miles||807 nm||WSW|
|Abuja||Sat 5:36 AM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm||SSW|
|Valletta *||Sat 6:36 AM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm||N|
|Tunis||Sat 5:36 AM||1774 km||1102 miles||958 nm||N|
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