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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:20:00 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: 33%
|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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 30.2"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.07 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.8"||942.70 mi||west||0° 03' 54.2"||4.48 mi||south||942.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 40.9"||773.18 mi||east||2° 00' 54.8"||138.61 mi||south||790.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Mon 8:20 AM||107 km||66 miles||58 nm||NNW|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:20 AM||228 km||142 miles||123 nm||SSE|
|Rosso||Mon 8:20 AM||400 km||249 miles||216 nm||SSE|
|Dakhla *||Mon 9:20 AM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm||N|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 8:20 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm||S|
|Touba||Mon 8:20 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||S|
|Thiès||Mon 8:20 AM||579 km||360 miles||312 nm||S|
|Tidjikja||Mon 8:20 AM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 8:20 AM||597 km||371 miles||322 nm||S|
|Cape Bojador *||Mon 9:20 AM||714 km||444 miles||386 nm||NNE|
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