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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:58:00 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: 37%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.93 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 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' 24.3"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 19.1"||930.17 mi||west||0° 01' 14.0"||1.41 mi||south||930.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 43.3"||915.55 mi||east||0° 09' 22.4"||10.75 mi||north||916.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Francistown||Fri 4:58 PM||112 km||70 miles||61 nm||E|
|Bulawayo||Fri 4:58 PM||244 km||151 miles||132 nm||ENE|
|Molepolole||Fri 4:58 PM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||SSW|
|Gweru||Fri 4:58 PM||394 km||245 miles||213 nm||ENE|
|Gaborone||Fri 4:58 PM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm||S|
|Polokwane||Fri 4:58 PM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm||SE|
|Masvingo||Fri 4:58 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm||ENE|
|Rustenburg||Fri 4:58 PM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm||S|
|Pretoria||Fri 4:58 PM||551 km||343 miles||298 nm||SSE|
|Johannesburg||Fri 4:58 PM||595 km||370 miles||322 nm||SSE|
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