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 Wednesday, October 3, 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: 92%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 31.8"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 54.0"||961.84 mi||west||0° 06' 32.9"||7.51 mi||north||961.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 20' 15.8"||750.51 mi||east||2° 14' 27.2"||154.13 mi||north||761.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 2:18 AM||23 km||14 miles||12 nm||WNW|
|Arlit||Wed 2:18 AM||220 km||137 miles||119 nm||NNW|
|Zinder||Wed 2:18 AM||353 km||220 miles||191 nm||SSE|
|Maradi||Wed 2:18 AM||395 km||246 miles||213 nm||SSW|
|Sokoto||Wed 2:18 AM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm||SW|
|Kano||Wed 2:18 AM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm||S|
|Zaria||Wed 2:18 AM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm||S|
|Kaduna||Wed 2:18 AM||711 km||442 miles||384 nm||S|
|Niamey||Wed 2:18 AM||753 km||468 miles||407 nm||WSW|
|Kandi||Wed 2:18 AM||855 km||531 miles||461 nm||SW|
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