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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 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: 51%
|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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 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"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.0"||950.31 mi||west||0° 05' 03.7"||5.80 mi||south||950.57 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 43.3"||761.46 mi||east||2° 26' 27.8"||167.89 mi||south||784.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Mon 6:36 AM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm||ESE|
|Niamey||Mon 6:36 AM||613 km||381 miles||331 nm||SSW|
|Sokoto||Mon 6:36 AM||660 km||410 miles||357 nm||SSE|
|Maradi||Mon 6:36 AM||694 km||431 miles||375 nm||SSE|
|Zinder||Mon 6:36 AM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm||SE|
|Kandi||Mon 6:36 AM||857 km||532 miles||463 nm||S|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 5:36 AM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm||SW|
|Kano||Mon 6:36 AM||916 km||569 miles||495 nm||SE|
|In Salah||Mon 6:36 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm||N|
|Koudougou||Mon 5:36 AM||977 km||607 miles||528 nm||SW|
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