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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 = Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 3:18:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' North, Longitude: 31° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.25 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.6"975.08 miWest0° 08' 10.3"9.36 miNorth974.83 mi
24 hours11° 09' 00.1"747.82 miEast2° 56' 14.6"201.97 miNorth769.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 2:18 AM785 km488 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 2:18 AM891 km554 miles481 nmEast E
DakarTue 3:18 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmEast E
BanjulTue 3:18 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 3:18 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 3:18 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast E
ConakryTue 3:18 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 3:18 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaTue 12:18 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnTue 3:18 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNortheast NE

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