Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 8:10:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.63 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 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' 30.6"||15.61 mi||West||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||North||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 38.1"||936.10 mi||West||0° 00' 57.1"||1.09 mi||North||936.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 25.9"||761.79 mi||East||0° 04' 43.5"||5.42 mi||South||762.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Sat 7:10 AM||1655 km||1028 miles||894 nm||ESE|
|Ponta Delgada *||Sat 8:10 AM||2174 km||1351 miles||1174 nm||NNE|
|Dakar||Sat 8:10 AM||2265 km||1408 miles||1223 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 8:10 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm||E|
|Cayenne||Sat 5:10 AM||2390 km||1485 miles||1290 nm||SW|
|Banjul||Sat 8:10 AM||2403 km||1493 miles||1297 nm||ESE|
|Bridgetown||Sat 4:10 AM||2490 km||1547 miles||1345 nm||WSW|
|Paramaribo||Sat 5:10 AM||2533 km||1574 miles||1368 nm||SW|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Sat 4:10 AM||2574 km||1599 miles||1390 nm||W|
|Fort-de-France||Sat 4:10 AM||2575 km||1600 miles||1390 nm||WSW|
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