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 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 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"||942.69 mi||west||0° 03' 54.1"||4.47 mi||south||942.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 41.0"||773.17 mi||east||2° 00' 52.1"||138.56 mi||south||790.18 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||118 km||74 miles||64 nm||NNW|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:20 AM||220 km||137 miles||119 nm||SSE|
|Rosso||Mon 8:20 AM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm||S|
|Dakhla *||Mon 9:20 AM||410 km||255 miles||221 nm||N|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 8:20 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm||S|
|Tidjikja||Mon 8:20 AM||553 km||343 miles||298 nm||ESE|
|Touba||Mon 8:20 AM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||S|
|Thiès||Mon 8:20 AM||581 km||361 miles||313 nm||S|
|Dakar||Mon 8:20 AM||601 km||374 miles||325 nm||S|
|Cape Bojador *||Mon 9:20 AM||706 km||438 miles||381 nm||NNE|
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