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 04:26:00 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: 61%
|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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.66 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.4"||940.73 mi||west||0° 02' 39.9"||3.06 mi||south||940.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 25.8"||757.92 mi||east||1° 30' 29.7"||103.75 mi||south||768.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sun 5:26 AM||397 km||247 miles||214 nm||SSW|
|Zinder||Sun 5:26 AM||734 km||456 miles||397 nm||S|
|Maradi||Sun 5:26 AM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm||SSW|
|Kano||Sun 5:26 AM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm||S|
|In Salah||Sun 5:26 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm||NW|
|Niamey||Sun 5:26 AM||1057 km||657 miles||571 nm||SW|
|Ndjamena||Sun 5:26 AM||1130 km||702 miles||610 nm||SE|
|Abuja||Sun 5:26 AM||1261 km||783 miles||681 nm||S|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 4:26 AM||1431 km||889 miles||772 nm||SW|
|Tripoli||Sun 6:26 AM||1442 km||896 miles||779 nm||NNE|
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