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, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 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: 42%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.62 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 31.6"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 44.5"||958.61 mi||west||0° 05' 20.0"||6.11 mi||south||958.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 13' 52.2"||741.09 mi||east||2° 29' 34.5"||171.43 mi||south||765.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 6:02 PM||58 km||36 miles||31 nm||S|
|Arlit||Wed 6:02 PM||152 km||95 miles||82 nm||NNW|
|Zinder||Wed 6:02 PM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm||SSE|
|Maradi||Wed 6:02 PM||453 km||282 miles||245 nm||SSW|
|Sokoto||Wed 6:02 PM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||SSW|
|Kano||Wed 6:02 PM||611 km||379 miles||330 nm||S|
|Niamey||Wed 6:02 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm||SW|
|Kaduna||Wed 6:02 PM||774 km||481 miles||418 nm||S|
|Kandi||Wed 6:02 PM||892 km||554 miles||482 nm||SW|
|Abuja||Wed 6:02 PM||925 km||575 miles||499 nm||S|
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