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 27, 2012 at 21:18:00 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: 96%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.06 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 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' 33.1"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 08.2"||995.51 mi||west||0° 10' 04.4"||11.54 mi||north||995.36 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 43.6"||739.67 mi||east||3° 48' 36.5"||261.89 mi||north||780.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Garoua||Sat 10:18 PM||140 km||87 miles||76 nm||NW|
|Ngaoundéré||Sat 10:18 PM||164 km||102 miles||89 nm||SW|
|Moundou||Sat 10:18 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm||E|
|Maroua||Sat 10:18 PM||228 km||142 miles||123 nm||N|
|Bozoum||Sat 10:18 PM||327 km||203 miles||177 nm||SE|
|Jalingo||Sat 10:18 PM||339 km||211 miles||183 nm||W|
|Maiduguri||Sat 10:18 PM||390 km||242 miles||210 nm||NNW|
|Ndjamena||Sat 10:18 PM||401 km||249 miles||216 nm||N|
|Sarh||Sat 10:18 PM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm||E|
|Bertoua||Sat 10:18 PM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm||S|
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