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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:30:00 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: 71%
|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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.06 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 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' 30.7"||15.62 mi||west||0° 00' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.2"||937.09 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||937.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 38.4"||756.26 mi||east||0° 30' 04.4"||34.48 mi||south||758.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Sat 4:30 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm||NNW|
|Fada||Sat 3:30 AM||577 km||358 miles||311 nm||SW|
|Faya-Largeau||Sat 3:30 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||WSW|
|Al-Fashir||Sat 5:30 AM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm||S|
|Abéché||Sat 3:30 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm||SSW|
|Khartoum||Sat 5:30 AM||973 km||604 miles||525 nm||SE|
|Al-Ubayyid||Sat 5:30 AM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm||SSE|
|Al Jizah||Sat 4:30 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm||NNE|
|Cairo||Sat 4:30 AM||1164 km||723 miles||628 nm||NNE|
|Alexandria||Sat 4:30 AM||1221 km||759 miles||659 nm||NNE|
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