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 Friday, October 5, 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: 79%
|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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.05 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 59.7"||940.44 mi||west||0° 02' 21.0"||2.69 mi||north||940.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 08.8"||754.97 mi||east||0° 29' 48.2"||34.17 mi||north||754.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Sudan||Fri 4:00 AM||190 km||118 miles||103 nm||ESE|
|Jeddah||Fri 4:00 AM||379 km||235 miles||204 nm||ENE|
|Makkah||Fri 4:00 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm||ENE|
|Aswan||Fri 3:00 AM||487 km||303 miles||263 nm||NW|
|Kassala||Fri 4:00 AM||567 km||353 miles||306 nm||S|
|Medina||Fri 4:00 AM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm||NE|
|Keren||Fri 4:00 AM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm||SSE|
|Teseney||Fri 4:00 AM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm||S|
|Khartoum||Fri 4:00 AM||638 km||397 miles||345 nm||SSW|
|Luxor||Fri 3:00 AM||651 km||404 miles||351 nm||NNW|
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