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 05:46:00 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: 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 30.7"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.0"||950.32 mi||west||0° 05' 04.7"||5.82 mi||south||950.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 41.6"||761.44 mi||east||2° 26' 49.2"||168.28 mi||south||784.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dori||Mon 5:46 AM||549 km||341 miles||296 nm||SSW|
|Niamey||Mon 6:46 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm||S|
|Arlit||Mon 6:46 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm||E|
|Ouahigouya||Mon 5:46 AM||703 km||437 miles||379 nm||SW|
|Agadez||Mon 6:46 AM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm||ESE|
|Fada N'gourma||Mon 5:46 AM||754 km||469 miles||407 nm||S|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 5:46 AM||775 km||482 miles||419 nm||SSW|
|Koudougou||Mon 5:46 AM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm||SSW|
|Maradi||Mon 6:46 AM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm||SE|
|Kandi||Mon 6:46 AM||870 km||540 miles||470 nm||SSE|
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