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 02:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 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"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.5"||940.13 mi||west||0° 02' 12.5"||2.53 mi||north||940.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 29.4"||755.12 mi||east||0° 26' 20.9"||30.21 mi||north||754.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Fri 3:28 AM||760 km||472 miles||410 nm||WSW|
|Zinder||Fri 3:28 AM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm||SW|
|Ndjamena||Fri 3:28 AM||943 km||586 miles||509 nm||S|
|Kano||Fri 3:28 AM||1122 km||697 miles||606 nm||SSW|
|Tripoli||Fri 4:28 AM||1367 km||849 miles||738 nm||N|
|Abuja||Fri 3:28 AM||1466 km||911 miles||791 nm||SSW|
|Niamey||Fri 3:28 AM||1497 km||930 miles||809 nm||WSW|
|Valletta *||Fri 4:28 AM||1697 km||1055 miles||917 nm||N|
|Tunis||Fri 3:28 AM||1836 km||1141 miles||991 nm||N|
|Bangui||Fri 3:28 AM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm||SSE|
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