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 06:44:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 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' 30.8"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.5"||950.78 mi||west||0° 05' 09.9"||5.92 mi||south||951.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 32.7"||761.64 mi||east||2° 28' 50.8"||170.61 mi||south||785.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tidjikja||Mon 6:44 AM||113 km||70 miles||61 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 6:44 AM||377 km||234 miles||203 nm||W|
|Rosso||Mon 6:44 AM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm||SW|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 6:44 AM||523 km||325 miles||282 nm||SW|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 6:44 AM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm||WNW|
|Touba||Mon 6:44 AM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm||SW|
|Tambacounda||Mon 6:44 AM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm||SSW|
|Thiès||Mon 6:44 AM||645 km||401 miles||348 nm||SW|
|Dakhla||Mon 6:44 AM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||NNW|
|Farafenni||Mon 6:44 AM||662 km||412 miles||358 nm||SSW|
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