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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 06:18:00 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: 14%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 30.4"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.2"||1000.50 mi||west||0° 11' 58.5"||13.72 mi||south||1000.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 06.1"||825.39 mi||east||4° 55' 59.6"||338.98 mi||south||893.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adama||Fri 9:18 AM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm||N|
|Addis Ababa||Fri 9:18 AM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm||NNW|
|Garissa||Fri 9:18 AM||548 km||340 miles||296 nm||S|
|Debre Berhan||Fri 9:18 AM||577 km||359 miles||312 nm||N|
|Dire Dawa||Fri 9:18 AM||600 km||373 miles||324 nm||NNE|
|Kismayo||Fri 9:18 AM||604 km||375 miles||326 nm||SSE|
|Mogadishu||Fri 9:18 AM||647 km||402 miles||350 nm||ESE|
|Nakuru||Fri 9:18 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm||SW|
|Hargeisa||Fri 9:18 AM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm||NE|
|Nairobi||Fri 9:18 AM||732 km||455 miles||395 nm||SSW|
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