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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 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: 16%
|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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 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"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 24.6"||968.87 mi||west||0° 08' 23.4"||9.62 mi||south||969.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 16.8"||789.56 mi||east||3° 43' 26.1"||256.02 mi||south||836.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Zinder||Wed 9:10 AM||152 km||95 miles||82 nm||SSW|
|Agadez||Wed 9:10 AM||259 km||161 miles||140 nm||NW|
|Maradi||Wed 9:10 AM||309 km||192 miles||167 nm||SW|
|Kano||Wed 9:10 AM||358 km||223 miles||194 nm||SSW|
|Zaria||Wed 9:10 AM||486 km||302 miles||263 nm||SSW|
|Sokoto||Wed 9:10 AM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm||WSW|
|Maiduguri||Wed 9:10 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm||SE|
|Kaduna||Wed 9:10 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||SSW|
|Ndjamena||Wed 9:10 AM||692 km||430 miles||373 nm||ESE|
|Abuja||Wed 9:10 AM||701 km||436 miles||379 nm||SSW|
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