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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 = Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 02:46:00. Helsinki local time = Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 5:46:00 am.

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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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, September 16, 2016 at 7:05 pm
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 23, 2016 at 9:56 am

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' North, Longitude: 15° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 431.54 meters/second, 1553.5 kilometres/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.7"965.11 miWest0° 07' 00.3"8.03 miNorth964.89 mi
24 hours13° 45' 18.9"920.11 miEast2° 18' 30.7"158.74 miNorth928.64 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
MoussoroWed 3:46 am194 km121 miles105 nmSoutheast SE
N'DjamenaWed 3:46 am294 km182 miles158 nmSouth S
MaiduguriWed 3:46 am387 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarouaWed 3:46 am468 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
MongoWed 3:46 am481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauWed 3:46 am552 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéWed 3:46 am626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
GarouaWed 3:46 am632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderWed 3:46 am668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
MoundouWed 3:46 am693 km431 miles374 nmSouth S

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