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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 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: 9%
|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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.20 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 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"||16.41 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.7"||984.54 mi||west||0° 10' 20.0"||11.84 mi||south||984.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 01.5"||803.10 mi||east||4° 25' 08.6"||303.70 mi||south||863.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kandi||Thu 10:28 AM||29 km||18 miles||15 nm||E|
|Natitingou||Thu 10:28 AM||171 km||106 miles||92 nm||SW|
|Djougou||Thu 10:28 AM||196 km||122 miles||106 nm||SW|
|Parakou||Thu 10:28 AM||202 km||126 miles||109 nm||S|
|Kara||Thu 9:28 AM||242 km||150 miles||131 nm||SW|
|Mango||Thu 9:28 AM||257 km||160 miles||139 nm||WSW|
|Niamey||Thu 10:28 AM||267 km||166 miles||144 nm||NNW|
|Fada N'gourma||Thu 9:28 AM||273 km||169 miles||147 nm||WNW|
|Sokodé||Thu 9:28 AM||294 km||183 miles||159 nm||SW|
|Savé||Thu 10:28 AM||347 km||216 miles||187 nm||S|
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