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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 = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:08:00 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: 86%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 22° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.45 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"949.16 miWest0° 04' 32.9"5.21 miNorth948.96 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.3"753.10 miEast1° 24' 02.0"96.34 miNorth755.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 2:08 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 2:08 AM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KufraThu 3:08 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth N
AbéchéThu 2:08 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirThu 4:08 AM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoThu 2:08 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroThu 2:08 AM862 km536 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 2:08 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 4:08 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoThu 3:08 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE

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