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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 1:18:00 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: 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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 19° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 23.9"949.09 miWest0° 04' 32.0"5.20 miNorth948.88 mi
24 hours11° 31' 23.4"753.11 miEast1° 23' 39.9"95.92 miNorth755.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauThu 2:18 AM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaThu 2:18 AM288 km179 miles155 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéThu 2:18 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth S
KufraThu 3:18 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoussoroThu 2:18 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 2:18 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth S
Al-FashirThu 4:18 AM852 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaThu 2:18 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumThu 4:18 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoThu 2:18 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW

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