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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 06:28:00 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: 7%
|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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 29.5"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.5"||0.24 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 35.5"||1002.54 mi||west||0° 12' 36.7"||14.45 mi||south||1002.63 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 27.0"||857.11 mi||east||5° 03' 21.0"||347.41 mi||south||923.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Sat 9:28 AM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm||WNW|
|Kismayo||Sat 9:28 AM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 10:28 AM||796 km||494 miles||430 nm||SE|
|Galkayo||Sat 9:28 AM||837 km||520 miles||452 nm||NNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 9:28 AM||1342 km||834 miles||725 nm||WSW|
|Moroni||Sat 9:28 AM||1418 km||881 miles||766 nm||SSW|
|Nairobi||Sat 9:28 AM||1425 km||886 miles||770 nm||W|
|Djibouti||Sat 9:28 AM||1514 km||941 miles||817 nm||NNW|
|Aden||Sat 9:28 AM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm||NNW|
|Addis Ababa||Sat 9:28 AM||1597 km||992 miles||862 nm||NW|
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