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 00:20:00 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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 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"||949.59 mi||west||0° 04' 36.9"||5.29 mi||north||949.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 00.1"||753.07 mi||east||1° 25' 45.5"||98.32 mi||north||756.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Sudan||Thu 3:20 AM||388 km||241 miles||210 nm||E|
|Khartoum||Thu 3:20 AM||399 km||248 miles||216 nm||SSW|
|Kassala||Thu 3:20 AM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm||SE|
|Teseney||Thu 3:20 AM||548 km||341 miles||296 nm||SE|
|Keren||Thu 3:20 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm||SE|
|Jeddah||Thu 3:20 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm||ENE|
|Kosti||Thu 3:20 AM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm||S|
|Makkah||Thu 3:20 AM||703 km||437 miles||380 nm||ENE|
|Asmara||Thu 3:20 AM||705 km||438 miles||381 nm||SE|
|Al-Ubayyid||Thu 3:20 AM||744 km||462 miles||401 nm||SSW|
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