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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 03:24:00 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: 74%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.89 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 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' 32.4"||16.40 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.17 mi||south||16.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.6"||983.91 mi||west||0° 09' 11.4"||10.53 mi||south||984.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 27.4"||746.08 mi||east||3° 55' 56.2"||270.28 mi||south||798.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kano||Tue 4:24 AM||92 km||57 miles||50 nm||W|
|Zinder||Tue 4:24 AM||207 km||129 miles||112 nm||N|
|Zaria||Tue 4:24 AM||207 km||129 miles||112 nm||WSW|
|Kaduna||Tue 4:24 AM||264 km||164 miles||143 nm||SW|
|Maradi||Tue 4:24 AM||297 km||185 miles||160 nm||NW|
|Abuja||Tue 4:24 AM||391 km||243 miles||211 nm||SW|
|Jalingo||Tue 4:24 AM||405 km||252 miles||219 nm||SSE|
|Maiduguri||Tue 4:24 AM||414 km||257 miles||223 nm||E|
|Sokoto||Tue 4:24 AM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm||WNW|
|Makurdi||Tue 4:24 AM||477 km||297 miles||258 nm||S|
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