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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.68 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"||940.71 mi||west||0° 02' 40.9"||3.07 mi||south||940.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 24.6"||757.88 mi||east||1° 30' 52.6"||104.18 mi||south||768.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arlit||Sun 5:36 AM||209 km||130 miles||113 nm||SSE|
|Agadez||Sun 5:36 AM||413 km||257 miles||223 nm||SSE|
|Maradi||Sun 5:36 AM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm||S|
|Zinder||Sun 5:36 AM||779 km||484 miles||421 nm||SSE|
|In Salah||Sun 5:36 AM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm||NNW|
|Niamey||Sun 5:36 AM||899 km||558 miles||485 nm||SSW|
|Kano||Sun 5:36 AM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm||SSE|
|Dori||Sun 4:36 AM||994 km||618 miles||537 nm||SW|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 4:36 AM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm||SW|
|Abuja||Sun 5:36 AM||1262 km||784 miles||682 nm||S|
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