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 01:00:00 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.47 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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' 24.1"||949.22 mi||west||0° 04' 33.5"||5.23 mi||north||949.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 16.0"||753.08 mi||east||1° 24' 19.7"||96.68 mi||north||756.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fada||Thu 2:00 AM||347 km||215 miles||187 nm||SW|
|Faya-Largeau||Thu 2:00 AM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm||WSW|
|Kufra||Thu 3:00 AM||569 km||353 miles||307 nm||N|
|Al-Fashir||Thu 4:00 AM||622 km||386 miles||336 nm||SSE|
|Abéché||Thu 2:00 AM||684 km||425 miles||370 nm||SSW|
|Al-Ubayyid||Thu 4:00 AM||923 km||573 miles||498 nm||SE|
|Kharga Oasis||Thu 3:00 AM||961 km||597 miles||519 nm||NE|
|Mongo||Thu 2:00 AM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm||SW|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:00 AM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm||ESE|
|Moussoro||Thu 2:00 AM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm||SW|
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