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 25, 2012 at 18:24:00 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: 85%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.87 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 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' 32.9"||16.77 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 54.3"||1006.26 mi||west||0° 11' 18.9"||12.96 mi||north||1006.36 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 41.5"||744.33 mi||east||4° 28' 23.7"||307.35 mi||north||804.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nakuru||Thu 9:24 PM||83 km||52 miles||45 nm||ENE|
|Kisumu||Thu 9:24 PM||98 km||61 miles||53 nm||NW|
|Nairobi||Thu 9:24 PM||169 km||105 miles||91 nm||ESE|
|Mbale||Thu 9:24 PM||238 km||148 miles||129 nm||NW|
|Arusha||Thu 9:24 PM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||SSE|
|Kampala||Thu 9:24 PM||335 km||208 miles||181 nm||WNW|
|Entebbe||Thu 9:24 PM||339 km||211 miles||183 nm||WNW|
|Mwanza||Thu 9:24 PM||347 km||215 miles||187 nm||SW|
|Lira||Thu 9:24 PM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm||NW|
|Garissa||Thu 9:24 PM||470 km||292 miles||254 nm||E|
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