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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 18:06:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 26.3"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.10 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 23.0"||943.56 mi||west||0° 05' 31.2"||6.33 mi||north||943.84 mi|
|24 hours||13° 08' 28.7"||858.76 mi||east||2° 41' 36.3"||185.24 mi||north||885.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sun 7:06 PM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||NE|
|Swakopmund *||Sun 8:06 PM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm||SE|
|Walvis Bay *||Sun 8:06 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm||SE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 8:06 PM||881 km||547 miles||476 nm||ESE|
|Huambo||Sun 7:06 PM||975 km||606 miles||526 nm||NE|
|Menongue||Sun 7:06 PM||1009 km||627 miles||545 nm||ENE|
|Luanda||Sun 7:06 PM||1213 km||754 miles||655 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:06 PM||1649 km||1025 miles||891 nm||W|
|Kinshasa||Sun 7:06 PM||1760 km||1094 miles||950 nm||NNE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 7:06 PM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm||NNE|
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