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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.70 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.5"||940.82 mi||west||0° 02' 41.8"||3.09 mi||south||940.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 23.5"||757.95 mi||east||1° 31' 15.4"||104.63 mi||south||768.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sun 5:46 AM||560 km||348 miles||303 nm||SE|
|In Salah||Sun 5:46 AM||768 km||477 miles||414 nm||NNW|
|Niamey||Sun 5:46 AM||794 km||494 miles||429 nm||SSW|
|Maradi||Sun 5:46 AM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm||SSE|
|Zinder||Sun 5:46 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm||SE|
|Kano||Sun 5:46 AM||1045 km||649 miles||564 nm||SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 4:46 AM||1076 km||668 miles||581 nm||SW|
|Abuja||Sun 5:46 AM||1288 km||800 miles||695 nm||SSE|
|Ndjamena||Sun 5:46 AM||1488 km||925 miles||803 nm||SE|
|Lagos||Sun 5:46 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm||S|
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