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 28, 2012 at 21:18:00 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: 98%
|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 Friday, September 28, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.75 meters/second, 1619.1 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.2 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' 32.6"||16.77 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 43.3"||1005.98 mi||west||0° 11' 27.2"||13.12 mi||north||1006.04 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 33.7"||751.05 mi||east||4° 29' 37.0"||308.76 mi||north||810.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kisangani||Fri 11:18 PM||264 km||164 miles||143 nm||E|
|Mbandaka||Fri 10:18 PM||521 km||324 miles||282 nm||W|
|Impfondo||Fri 10:18 PM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm||W|
|Bambari||Fri 10:18 PM||587 km||364 miles||317 nm||NNW|
|Bangui||Fri 10:18 PM||611 km||379 miles||330 nm||NW|
|Bimbo||Fri 10:18 PM||617 km||383 miles||333 nm||NW|
|Bria||Fri 10:18 PM||627 km||389 miles||338 nm||N|
|Obo||Fri 10:18 PM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm||NE|
|Yambio||Sat 12:18 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||ENE|
|Mbuji-Mayi||Fri 11:18 PM||784 km||487 miles||423 nm||S|
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