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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 2:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' North, Longitude: 41° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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"1000.17 miWest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 miNorth1000.07 mi
24 hours10° 51' 00.1"745.90 miEast4° 06' 17.1"282.09 miNorth794.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:28 PM1162 km722 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSat 11:28 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSat 11:28 PM1216 km755 miles656 nmWest W
ParamariboSat 11:28 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W
RecifeSat 11:28 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:28 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:28 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:28 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth S
PraiaSun 1:28 AM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port of SpainSat 10:28 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-northwest WNW

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