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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 19, 2012 at 3:46:00 PM.

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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: 17%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 13° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.59 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.87 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.6"951.72 miWest0° 07' 34.5"8.69 miSouth951.43 mi
24 hours14° 04' 25.1"928.82 miEast2° 27' 26.1"169.01 miSouth937.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 3:46 PM811 km504 miles438 nmEast E
RecifeWed 12:46 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 3:46 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 3:46 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroWed 3:46 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 3:46 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth N
AccraWed 3:46 PM2914 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméWed 3:46 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 3:46 PM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmNorth N
LuandaWed 4:46 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmEast-northeast ENE

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