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 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.60 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 30.2"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.07 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.8"||942.85 mi||west||0° 03' 55.5"||4.50 mi||south||943.06 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 40.2"||773.29 mi||east||2° 01' 27.7"||139.25 mi||south||790.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Mon 8:34 AM||337 km||209 miles||182 nm||ENE|
|Santa Maria||Mon 7:34 AM||479 km||298 miles||259 nm||SW|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:34 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm||ESE|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 8:34 AM||583 km||362 miles||315 nm||SE|
|Dakhla *||Mon 9:34 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||NE|
|Rosso||Mon 8:34 AM||597 km||371 miles||322 nm||SE|
|Mindelo||Mon 7:34 AM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm||WSW|
|Dakar||Mon 8:34 AM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||SSE|
|Thiès||Mon 8:34 AM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm||SSE|
|Praia||Mon 7:34 AM||670 km||416 miles||362 nm||SSW|
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