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 02:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 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' 58.9"||940.21 mi||west||0° 02' 14.4"||2.57 mi||north||940.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 25.0"||755.10 mi||east||0° 27' 07.4"||31.10 mi||north||754.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 4:08 AM||600 km||373 miles||324 nm||NE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 3:08 AM||1025 km||637 miles||553 nm||SSW|
|Kano||Fri 3:08 AM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm||SW|
|Tripoli||Fri 4:08 AM||1480 km||920 miles||799 nm||NNW|
|Khartoum||Fri 5:08 AM||1538 km||956 miles||831 nm||ESE|
|Alexandria||Fri 4:08 AM||1611 km||1001 miles||870 nm||NE|
|Cairo||Fri 4:08 AM||1620 km||1006 miles||875 nm||NE|
|Valletta *||Fri 4:08 AM||1753 km||1089 miles||946 nm||NNW|
|Abuja||Fri 3:08 AM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm||SW|
|Bangui||Fri 3:08 AM||1794 km||1115 miles||969 nm||S|
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