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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 5:36:00 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: 60%

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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 7° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.80 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.6"940.98 miWest0° 02' 46.6"3.18 miSouth941.13 mi
24 hours11° 41' 17.7"757.97 miEast1° 33' 07.2"106.76 miSouth769.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 5:36 AM440 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
TimbuktuSun 5:36 AM638 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
TindoufSun 6:36 AM807 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
SmaraSun 5:36 AM811 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BamakoSun 5:36 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
NouakchottSun 5:36 AM905 km562 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaSun 5:36 AM918 km570 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaSun 5:36 AM924 km574 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
El AaiúnSun 5:36 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSun 5:36 AM939 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW

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