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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 7:00:00 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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 28° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.98 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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' 02.9"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"941.39 miWest0° 02' 54.7"3.34 miSouth941.54 mi
24 hours11° 41' 07.3"758.10 miEast1° 36' 19.0"110.42 miSouth769.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 6:00 AM498 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaSun 6:00 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 6:00 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSun 7:00 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:00 AM1292 km803 miles697 nmEast E
BanjulSun 7:00 AM1438 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 7:00 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 7:00 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:00 AM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth N
ConakrySun 7:00 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSoutheast SE

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