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 03:34:00 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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.93 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 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' 32.4"||16.40 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.7"||984.01 mi||west||0° 09' 12.1"||10.54 mi||south||984.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 26.3"||746.13 mi||east||3° 56' 09.0"||270.52 mi||south||798.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Zaria||Tue 4:34 AM||129 km||80 miles||70 nm||SE|
|Kaduna||Tue 4:34 AM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm||SSE|
|Maradi||Tue 4:34 AM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm||N|
|Kano||Tue 4:34 AM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm||E|
|Sokoto||Tue 4:34 AM||221 km||138 miles||120 nm||NW|
|Zinder||Tue 4:34 AM||303 km||188 miles||164 nm||NE|
|Abuja||Tue 4:34 AM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm||S|
|Kandi||Tue 4:34 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm||WSW|
|Makurdi||Tue 4:34 AM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm||SSE|
|Niamey||Tue 4:34 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||WNW|
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