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 30, 2012 at 01:18:00 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: 100%
|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 30, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 32.9"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 56.1"||1000.56 mi||west||0° 10' 46.8"||12.35 mi||north||1000.47 mi|
|24 hours||10° 50' 49.5"||745.99 mi||east||4° 07' 29.3"||283.47 mi||north||794.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Sun 12:18 AM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm||N|
|Bissau||Sun 1:18 AM||1188 km||738 miles||642 nm||ENE|
|Banjul||Sun 1:18 AM||1206 km||749 miles||651 nm||NE|
|Dakar||Sun 1:18 AM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Sun 1:18 AM||1272 km||790 miles||687 nm||ENE|
|Freetown||Sun 1:18 AM||1297 km||806 miles||700 nm||ENE|
|Monrovia||Sun 1:18 AM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Sun 1:18 AM||1627 km||1011 miles||879 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 10:18 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1020 nm||SW|
|Recife||Sat 10:18 PM||1937 km||1203 miles||1046 nm||SW|
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