Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.28 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 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"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.6"||951.10 mi||west||0° 05' 12.8"||5.98 mi||south||951.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 27.9"||761.81 mi||east||2° 29' 57.2"||171.89 mi||south||786.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Mon 6:14 AM||386 km||240 miles||208 nm||SW|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 7:14 AM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm||NE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 7:14 AM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm||E|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 7:14 AM||475 km||295 miles||257 nm||SE|
|Rosso||Mon 7:14 AM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 7:14 AM||523 km||325 miles||283 nm||SSE|
|Thiès||Mon 7:14 AM||542 km||337 miles||293 nm||SE|
|Praia||Mon 6:14 AM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm||SW|
|Mindelo||Mon 6:14 AM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm||WSW|
|Touba||Mon 7:14 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm||SE|
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