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, December 21, 2012 at 18:36:00 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: 65%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 33.1"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.18 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 04.9"||991.20 mi||west||0° 09' 37.5"||11.03 mi||north||991.02 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 04.6"||736.92 mi||east||3° 35' 51.8"||247.30 mi||north||772.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaduna||Fri 7:36 PM||233 km||145 miles||126 nm||ENE|
|Abuja||Fri 7:36 PM||255 km||158 miles||137 nm||ESE|
|Zaria||Fri 7:36 PM||280 km||174 miles||151 nm||ENE|
|Kandi||Fri 7:36 PM||293 km||182 miles||158 nm||WNW|
|Parakou||Fri 7:36 PM||310 km||193 miles||168 nm||WSW|
|Ibadan||Fri 7:36 PM||334 km||208 miles||180 nm||SSW|
|Sokoto||Fri 7:36 PM||337 km||209 miles||182 nm||N|
|Savé||Fri 7:36 PM||386 km||240 miles||208 nm||SW|
|Abeokuta||Fri 7:36 PM||387 km||240 miles||209 nm||SW|
|Kano||Fri 7:36 PM||408 km||253 miles||220 nm||ENE|
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