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 06:50:00 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 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.19 meters/second, 1530.7 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"||950.91 mi||west||0° 05' 10.5"||5.93 mi||south||951.17 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 31.7"||761.72 mi||east||2° 29' 06.1"||170.91 mi||south||785.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouakchott||Mon 6:50 AM||201 km||125 miles||109 nm||WSW|
|Tidjikja||Mon 6:50 AM||293 km||182 miles||158 nm||E|
|Rosso||Mon 6:50 AM||299 km||186 miles||161 nm||SW|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 6:50 AM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||NW|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 6:50 AM||387 km||240 miles||209 nm||SW|
|Touba||Mon 6:50 AM||464 km||288 miles||251 nm||SSW|
|Thiès||Mon 6:50 AM||524 km||325 miles||283 nm||SW|
|Tambacounda||Mon 6:50 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||S|
|Dakar||Mon 6:50 AM||566 km||352 miles||306 nm||SW|
|Dakhla||Mon 6:50 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||NNW|
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