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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:56:00 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: 61%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.14 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 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' 26.3"||15.74 mi||West||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||North||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 26.2"||944.05 mi||West||0° 05' 36.8"||6.44 mi||North||944.34 mi|
|24 hours||13° 07' 07.8"||857.69 mi||East||2° 43' 37.9"||187.56 mi||North||884.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 6:56 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm||NW|
|Luanda||Sun 7:56 PM||2048 km||1273 miles||1106 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 8:56 PM||2081 km||1293 miles||1124 nm||ESE|
|São Tomé||Sun 6:56 PM||2377 km||1477 miles||1283 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Sun 7:56 PM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm||NNE|
|Kinshasa||Sun 7:56 PM||2539 km||1578 miles||1371 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 7:56 PM||2541 km||1579 miles||1372 nm||NE|
|Cape Town||Sun 8:56 PM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm||SE|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:56 PM||2704 km||1680 miles||1460 nm||N|
|Accra||Sun 6:56 PM||2736 km||1700 miles||1478 nm||N|
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