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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 16° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.66 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.2"960.88 miWest0° 05' 54.7"6.78 miNorth960.65 mi
24 hours11° 37' 08.4"769.08 miEast1° 57' 54.8"135.16 miNorth776.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 1:28 PM281 km174 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroFri 1:28 PM361 km225 miles195 nmSouth S
FadaFri 1:28 PM522 km325 miles282 nmEast E
NdjamenaFri 1:28 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéFri 1:28 PM560 km348 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
MongoFri 1:28 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaiduguriFri 1:28 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
SarhFri 1:28 PM878 km545 miles474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderFri 1:28 PM894 km556 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouFri 1:28 PM925 km575 miles499 nmSouth S

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