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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 17:12:00 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: 59%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 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' 31.1"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 13.7"||950.45 mi||west||0° 04' 02.8"||4.64 mi||south||950.66 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 29.4"||750.09 mi||east||2° 00' 58.6"||138.67 mi||south||767.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fada||Wed 6:12 PM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm||WSW|
|Al-Fashir||Wed 8:12 PM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm||S|
|Kufra||Wed 6:12 PM||623 km||387 miles||336 nm||NNW|
|Faya-Largeau||Wed 6:12 PM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm||W|
|Abéché||Wed 6:12 PM||730 km||453 miles||394 nm||SW|
|Al-Ubayyid||Wed 8:12 PM||825 km||512 miles||445 nm||SE|
|Khartoum||Wed 8:12 PM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm||ESE|
|Kharga Oasis||Wed 7:12 PM||910 km||566 miles||492 nm||NE|
|Kosti||Wed 8:12 PM||1015 km||631 miles||548 nm||SE|
|Mongo||Wed 6:12 PM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm||SW|
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