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 02:00:00 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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.44 meters/second, 1513.6 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"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.9"||940.18 mi||west||0° 02' 15.2"||2.58 mi||north||940.07 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 23.1"||755.04 mi||east||0° 27' 26.0"||31.46 mi||north||754.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Faya-Largeau||Fri 3:00 AM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||SSW|
|Fada||Fri 3:00 AM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm||S|
|Kufra||Fri 4:00 AM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm||NNE|
|Abéché||Fri 3:00 AM||745 km||463 miles||403 nm||S|
|Moussoro||Fri 3:00 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm||SSW|
|Al-Fashir||Fri 5:00 AM||903 km||561 miles||488 nm||SSE|
|Mongo||Fri 3:00 AM||957 km||594 miles||516 nm||SSW|
|Ndjamena||Fri 3:00 AM||1124 km||699 miles||607 nm||SW|
|Khartoum||Fri 5:00 AM||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm||ESE|
|Cairo||Fri 4:00 AM||1477 km||918 miles||798 nm||NE|
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