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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.28 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 08.4"||0.16 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 24.8"||969.00 mi||west||0° 08' 24.9"||9.64 mi||south||969.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 15.9"||789.64 mi||east||3° 43' 59.6"||256.64 mi||south||836.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sokoto||Wed 9:28 AM||223 km||138 miles||120 nm||S|
|Maradi||Wed 9:28 AM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm||SE|
|Niamey||Wed 9:28 AM||365 km||227 miles||197 nm||WSW|
|Agadez||Wed 9:28 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm||NE|
|Zinder||Wed 9:28 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm||ESE|
|Arlit||Wed 9:28 AM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm||NNE|
|Kandi||Wed 9:28 AM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm||SSW|
|Kano||Wed 9:28 AM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm||SE|
|Zaria||Wed 9:28 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm||SSE|
|Kaduna||Wed 9:28 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||SSE|
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