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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 8:10:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, 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 Latitude: 21° 10' North, Longitude: 37° 44' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.61 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.1"936.10 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth936.05 mi
24 hours11° 48' 25.9"761.79 miEast0° 04' 43.5"5.42 miSouth762.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 7:10 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sat 8:10 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSat 8:10 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 8:10 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmEast E
CayenneSat 5:10 AM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulSat 8:10 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownSat 4:10 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 5:10 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:10 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 4:10 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW

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