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 Sunday, October 7, 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: 62%
|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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.38 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.1 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' 30.6"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.05 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.2"||940.11 mi||west||0° 02' 25.7"||2.78 mi||south||940.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 42.1"||757.71 mi||east||1° 24' 54.5"||97.35 mi||south||767.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Khamis Mushait||Sun 5:00 AM||295 km||183 miles||159 nm||SSW|
|Makkah||Sun 5:00 AM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm||WNW|
|Riyadh||Sun 5:00 AM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm||NNE|
|Jeddah||Sun 5:00 AM||540 km||335 miles||291 nm||WNW|
|Sana||Sun 5:00 AM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||S|
|Buraidah||Sun 5:00 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm||N|
|Medina||Sun 5:00 AM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm||NW|
|Al Hudaydah||Sun 5:00 AM||651 km||404 miles||351 nm||SSW|
|Port Sudan||Sun 5:00 AM||743 km||462 miles||401 nm||W|
|Hofuf||Sun 5:00 AM||766 km||476 miles||413 nm||NE|
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