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 01:40:00 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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 59.3"||940.33 mi||west||0° 02' 17.0"||2.62 mi||north||940.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 18.4"||755.07 mi||east||0° 28' 12.6"||32.35 mi||north||754.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 3:40 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm||NNW|
|Fada||Fri 2:40 AM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||SW|
|Faya-Largeau||Fri 2:40 AM||755 km||469 miles||408 nm||WSW|
|Al-Fashir||Fri 4:40 AM||768 km||477 miles||415 nm||S|
|Khartoum||Fri 4:40 AM||905 km||562 miles||489 nm||SE|
|Abéché||Fri 2:40 AM||908 km||564 miles||490 nm||SW|
|Al-Ubayyid||Fri 4:40 AM||945 km||587 miles||510 nm||SSE|
|Al Jizah||Fri 3:40 AM||1184 km||735 miles||639 nm||NNE|
|Cairo||Fri 3:40 AM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm||NNE|
|Alexandria||Fri 3:40 AM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm||NNE|
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