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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:18:00 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: 86%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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' 31.3"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 24.9"||949.55 mi||west||0° 04' 37.3"||5.30 mi||north||949.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 58.9"||753.01 mi||east||1° 25' 52.2"||98.45 mi||north||756.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Sudan||Thu 3:18 AM||310 km||193 miles||167 nm||ENE|
|Khartoum||Thu 3:18 AM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm||SSW|
|Kassala||Thu 3:18 AM||458 km||284 miles||247 nm||SSE|
|Teseney||Thu 3:18 AM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm||SSE|
|Keren||Thu 3:18 AM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm||SE|
|Jeddah||Thu 3:18 AM||573 km||356 miles||310 nm||ENE|
|Aswan||Thu 2:18 AM||575 km||358 miles||311 nm||NNW|
|Makkah||Thu 3:18 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm||ENE|
|Asmara||Thu 3:18 AM||642 km||399 miles||347 nm||SE|
|Mendefera||Thu 3:18 AM||666 km||414 miles||359 nm||SE|
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