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 7:41 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 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 421.93 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' 23.1"||943.57 mi||west||0° 05' 31.3"||6.33 mi||north||943.85 mi|
|24 hours||13° 08' 26.9"||858.73 mi||east||2° 41' 39.2"||185.29 mi||north||885.00 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||656 km||408 miles||354 nm||NE|
|Swakopmund *||Sun 8:06 PM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm||SE|
|Walvis Bay *||Sun 8:06 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm||SE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 8:06 PM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm||ESE|
|Huambo||Sun 7:06 PM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Sun 7:06 PM||1223 km||760 miles||660 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:06 PM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm||W|
|Kinshasa||Sun 7:06 PM||1771 km||1100 miles||956 nm||NNE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 7:06 PM||1776 km||1103 miles||959 nm||NNE|
|Gaborone||Sun 8:06 PM||1831 km||1137 miles||988 nm||ESE|
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