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, November 30, 2012 at 00:20:00 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: 98%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.56 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 30.7"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.3"||938.20 mi||west||0° 01' 00.1"||1.15 mi||south||938.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 49.8"||754.13 mi||east||0° 50' 40.8"||58.11 mi||south||758.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arlit||Fri 1:20 AM||263 km||163 miles||142 nm||SSW|
|Agadez||Fri 1:20 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||S|
|Zinder||Fri 1:20 AM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm||S|
|Maradi||Fri 1:20 AM||828 km||514 miles||447 nm||S|
|In Salah||Fri 1:20 AM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm||NW|
|Kano||Fri 1:20 AM||979 km||608 miles||529 nm||S|
|Niamey||Fri 1:20 AM||1061 km||659 miles||573 nm||SW|
|Ndjamena||Fri 1:20 AM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm||SE|
|Abuja||Fri 1:20 AM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||S|
|Tripoli||Fri 1:20 AM||1412 km||877 miles||762 nm||NNE|
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