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 Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 16:08:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.94 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 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' 25.0"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 00.3"||0.01 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 01.8"||939.15 mi||west||0° 00' 15.0"||0.29 mi||south||939.14 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 02.6"||914.21 mi||east||0° 29' 51.1"||34.23 mi||north||916.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maun||Thu 6:08 PM||145 km||90 miles||78 nm||WSW|
|Francistown||Thu 6:08 PM||331 km||206 miles||179 nm||ESE|
|Serowe||Thu 6:08 PM||362 km||225 miles||195 nm||SSE|
|Ghanzi||Thu 6:08 PM||394 km||245 miles||213 nm||SW|
|Bulawayo||Thu 6:08 PM||403 km||251 miles||218 nm||E|
|Mongu||Thu 6:08 PM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm||NNW|
|Molepolole||Thu 6:08 PM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm||S|
|Gweru||Thu 6:08 PM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm||E|
|Rundu *||Thu 6:08 PM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm||WNW|
|Gaborone||Thu 6:08 PM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||SSE|
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