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 06:36:00 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: 43%
|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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.62 meters/second, 1507.0 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 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"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 21.6"||936.15 mi||west||0° 01' 18.0"||1.49 mi||south||936.22 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 00.5"||766.99 mi||east||0° 59' 12.5"||67.89 mi||south||772.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tindouf||Sun 7:36 AM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm||NNW|
|In Salah||Sun 7:36 AM||905 km||562 miles||488 nm||NE|
|Koudougou||Sun 6:36 AM||988 km||614 miles||534 nm||S|
|Koutiala||Sun 6:36 AM||989 km||615 miles||534 nm||SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 6:36 AM||990 km||615 miles||535 nm||SSE|
|Niamey||Sun 7:36 AM||1029 km||640 miles||556 nm||SE|
|Bamako||Sun 6:36 AM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm||SSW|
|El Aaiún *||Sun 7:36 AM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm||NW|
|Marrakech *||Sun 7:36 AM||1249 km||776 miles||674 nm||NNW|
|Nouakchott||Sun 6:36 AM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm||WSW|
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