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 00:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.57 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 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' 24.7"||949.45 mi||west||0° 04' 36.0"||5.28 mi||north||949.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 04.3"||753.04 mi||east||1° 25' 23.4"||97.90 mi||north||756.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Khartoum||Thu 3:30 AM||413 km||256 miles||223 nm||SSE|
|Port Sudan||Thu 3:30 AM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm||E|
|Al-Ubayyid||Thu 3:30 AM||661 km||410 miles||357 nm||S|
|Kosti||Thu 3:30 AM||675 km||419 miles||364 nm||SSE|
|Kassala||Thu 3:30 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm||SE|
|Teseney||Thu 3:30 AM||733 km||455 miles||396 nm||SE|
|Keren||Thu 3:30 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm||ESE|
|Al-Fashir||Thu 3:30 AM||865 km||537 miles||467 nm||SW|
|Jeddah||Thu 3:30 AM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm||ENE|
|Asmara||Thu 3:30 AM||927 km||576 miles||500 nm||ESE|
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