Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 6:26:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 69%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 31° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.1"937.18 miWest0° 00' 30.5"0.58 miSouth937.21 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.8"756.45 miEast0° 39' 16.9"45.04 miSouth759.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 5:26 AM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaSat 5:26 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSat 6:26 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 6:26 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmEast E
BanjulSat 6:26 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sat 6:26 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 6:26 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 6:26 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySat 6:26 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 6:26 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools