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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:20:00 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: 50%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 21° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.29 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.08 miWest0° 05' 13.1"5.98 miSouth951.34 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.1"761.77 miEast2° 30' 07.6"172.07 miSouth786.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaMon 6:20 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloMon 6:20 AM450 km279 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 6:20 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouMon 7:20 AM501 km311 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 7:20 AM555 km345 miles299 nmEast E
Saint-LouisMon 7:20 AM579 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:20 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:20 AM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsMon 7:20 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaMon 7:20 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSoutheast SE

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