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 22, 2012 at 6:40:00 PM.
= 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: 50%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.12 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 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"||15.55 mi||West||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||North||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 05.6"||932.79 mi||West||0° 02' 37.0"||3.00 mi||North||932.92 mi|
|24 hours||13° 43' 24.5"||887.87 mi||East||1° 37' 53.0"||112.22 mi||North||899.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 6:40 PM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm||NE|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:40 PM||2998 km||1863 miles||1619 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sat 6:40 PM||3026 km||1880 miles||1634 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Sat 7:40 PM||3056 km||1899 miles||1650 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 8:40 PM||3059 km||1901 miles||1652 nm||E|
|São Tomé||Sat 6:40 PM||3130 km||1945 miles||1690 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 6:40 PM||3148 km||1956 miles||1700 nm||NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 3:40 PM||3180 km||1976 miles||1717 nm||W|
|Accra||Sat 6:40 PM||3201 km||1989 miles||1728 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 6:40 PM||3234 km||2009 miles||1746 nm||N|
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