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 19:16:00 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: 61%
|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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 27.4"||944.25 mi||west||0° 05' 39.1"||6.48 mi||north||944.54 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 35.6"||857.26 mi||east||2° 44' 26.3"||188.48 mi||north||884.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 7:16 PM||389 km||242 miles||210 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Sun 8:16 PM||2495 km||1551 miles||1347 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 9:16 PM||2576 km||1601 miles||1391 nm||ESE|
|São Tomé||Sun 7:16 PM||2642 km||1642 miles||1427 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:16 PM||2721 km||1691 miles||1469 nm||N|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:16 PM||2831 km||1759 miles||1528 nm||N|
|Libreville||Sun 8:16 PM||2831 km||1759 miles||1529 nm||NE|
|Accra||Sun 7:16 PM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:16 PM||2871 km||1784 miles||1550 nm||N|
|Lome||Sun 7:16 PM||2941 km||1828 miles||1588 nm||NNE|
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