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.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:28:00 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%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||17° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.38 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 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"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 23.5"||949.07 mi||west||0° 04' 31.0"||5.18 mi||north||948.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 28.0"||753.18 mi||east||1° 23' 15.3"||95.46 mi||north||755.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:28 AM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm|| SSW|
|Agadez||Thu 2:28 AM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| WSW|
|Kano||Thu 2:28 AM||1215 km||755 miles||656 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Thu 2:28 AM||1538 km||956 miles||830 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Thu 3:28 AM||1571 km||976 miles||848 nm|| NNW|
|Bangui||Thu 2:28 AM||1644 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| S|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:28 AM||1685 km||1047 miles||910 nm|| E|
|Niamey||Thu 2:28 AM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| WSW|
|Yaoundé||Thu 2:28 AM||1799 km||1118 miles||972 nm|| SSW|
|Alexandria||Thu 3:28 AM||1856 km||1154 miles||1002 nm|| NE|
Related time zone tools