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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 4:26:00 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: 61%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 9° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"940.66 miWest0° 02' 39.7"3.05 miSouth940.80 mi
24 hours11° 41' 25.9"757.86 miEast1° 30' 27.1"103.70 miSouth768.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 5:26 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezSun 5:26 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSun 5:26 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth S
MaradiSun 5:26 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 5:26 AM938 km583 miles507 nmSouth S
In SalahSun 5:26 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
NiameySun 5:26 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 5:26 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaSun 5:26 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth S
TimbuktuSun 4:26 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW

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