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 01:50:00 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 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.46 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.5 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' 59.1"||940.28 mi||west||0° 02' 16.1"||2.60 mi||north||940.17 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 20.7"||755.08 mi||east||0° 27' 49.3"||31.90 mi||north||754.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 3:50 AM||403 km||250 miles||217 nm||N|
|Fada||Fri 2:50 AM||416 km||258 miles||224 nm||SSW|
|Faya-Largeau||Fri 2:50 AM||530 km||329 miles||286 nm||WSW|
|Abéché||Fri 2:50 AM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm||SSW|
|Al-Fashir||Fri 4:50 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm||SSE|
|Khartoum||Fri 4:50 AM||1120 km||696 miles||605 nm||ESE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 2:50 AM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm||SW|
|Al Jizah||Fri 3:50 AM||1314 km||816 miles||709 nm||NE|
|Cairo||Fri 3:50 AM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm||NE|
|Alexandria||Fri 3:50 AM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm||NNE|
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