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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 07:38:00 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: 22%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 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"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||south||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.4"||992.20 mi||west||0° 10' 51.7"||12.44 mi||south||992.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 05.7"||801.04 mi||east||4° 35' 02.9"||315.01 mi||south||864.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Makurdi||Thu 8:38 AM||142 km||88 miles||77 nm||SW|
|Abuja||Thu 8:38 AM||197 km||122 miles||106 nm||W|
|Jalingo||Thu 8:38 AM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm||E|
|Kaduna||Thu 8:38 AM||275 km||171 miles||148 nm||NW|
|Zaria||Thu 8:38 AM||302 km||187 miles||163 nm||NW|
|Enugu||Thu 8:38 AM||323 km||201 miles||175 nm||SW|
|Bamenda||Thu 8:38 AM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||SSE|
|Kano||Thu 8:38 AM||362 km||225 miles||196 nm||NNW|
|Owerri||Thu 8:38 AM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm||SSW|
|Uyo||Thu 8:38 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm||SSW|
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