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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 = Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 2:08:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.22 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.0"1000.29 miWest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 miNorth1000.19 mi
24 hours10° 50' 57.0"745.93 miEast4° 06' 38.1"282.49 miNorth794.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:08 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:08 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:08 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmSouth S
PraiaSun 1:08 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
CayenneSat 11:08 PM1749 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 11:08 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 11:08 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth S
DakarSun 2:08 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 2:08 AM2333 km1449 miles1259 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownSat 10:08 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmWest W

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