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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 = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:20:00 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: 92%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.02 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"961.19 miWest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 miNorth960.94 mi
24 hours11° 20' 46.5"750.58 miEast2° 12' 24.4"151.77 miNorth761.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuWed 2:20 AM379 km236 miles205 nmEast E
BamakoWed 2:20 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaWed 2:20 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TidjikjaWed 2:20 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
OuahigouyaWed 2:20 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoWed 2:20 AM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoWed 2:20 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouWed 2:20 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouWed 2:20 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSoutheast SE
DoriWed 2:20 AM774 km481 miles418 nmEast-southeast ESE

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