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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 19:06:00 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: 71%
|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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.44 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 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' 27.9"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 04.1"||960.50 mi||west||0° 08' 02.2"||9.21 mi||north||960.87 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 32.4"||827.18 mi||east||3° 34' 32.1"||245.84 mi||north||869.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Mon 8:06 PM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm||ENE|
|Huambo||Mon 8:06 PM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm||ENE|
|Walvis Bay *||Mon 9:06 PM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm||SE|
|Luanda||Mon 8:06 PM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm||NE|
|Windhoek *||Mon 9:06 PM||1190 km||740 miles||643 nm||SE|
|Jamestown||Mon 7:06 PM||1453 km||903 miles||784 nm||W|
|Kinshasa||Mon 8:06 PM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm||NNE|
|Brazzaville||Mon 8:06 PM||1562 km||971 miles||843 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Mon 7:06 PM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm||N|
|Libreville||Mon 8:06 PM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm||N|
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