Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 5:46:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 78%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.66 mi||West||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||North||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.1"||939.31 mi||West||0° 01' 53.6"||2.17 mi||North||939.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 11.7"||755.25 mi||East||0° 18' 41.9"||21.44 mi||North||754.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 4:46 AM||993 km||617 miles||536 nm||ESE|
|Praia||Fri 4:46 AM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Fri 5:46 AM||1831 km||1138 miles||989 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 5:46 AM||1864 km||1158 miles||1007 nm||E|
|Banjul||Fri 5:46 AM||1972 km||1225 miles||1065 nm||ESE|
|Ponta Delgada *||Fri 5:46 AM||2035 km||1264 miles||1099 nm||NNE|
|Bissau||Fri 5:46 AM||2150 km||1336 miles||1161 nm||ESE|
|El Aaiún||Fri 5:46 AM||2186 km||1358 miles||1180 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Fri 5:46 AM||2459 km||1528 miles||1328 nm||ESE|
|Freetown||Fri 5:46 AM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||ESE|
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