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 Sunday, September 9, 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: 44%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.52 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 30.4"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 22.6"||935.86 mi||west||0° 01' 05.8"||1.26 mi||south||935.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 45.8"||766.48 mi||east||0° 54' 20.7"||62.31 mi||south||771.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Sun 6:36 AM||409 km||254 miles||221 nm||NW|
|Fada||Sun 5:36 AM||606 km||376 miles||327 nm||SW|
|Faya-Largeau||Sun 5:36 AM||765 km||475 miles||413 nm||WSW|
|Al-Fashir||Sun 7:36 AM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm||S|
|Abéché||Sun 5:36 AM||952 km||592 miles||514 nm||SSW|
|Khartoum||Sun 7:36 AM||961 km||597 miles||519 nm||SE|
|Al-Ubayyid||Sun 7:36 AM||1012 km||629 miles||547 nm||SSE|
|Al Jizah||Sun 6:36 AM||1134 km||704 miles||612 nm||NNE|
|Cairo||Sun 6:36 AM||1138 km||707 miles||615 nm||NNE|
|Alexandria||Sun 6:36 AM||1198 km||744 miles||647 nm||NNE|
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