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 07:40:00 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||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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' 51.9"||951.24 mi||west||0° 05' 15.1"||6.02 mi||south||951.51 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 23.9"||761.84 mi||east||2° 30' 50.3"||172.89 mi||south||786.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 6:40 AM||225 km||140 miles||122 nm||SSE|
|Santa Maria||Mon 6:40 AM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm||SE|
|Praia||Mon 6:40 AM||493 km||307 miles||266 nm||SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 7:40 AM||975 km||606 miles||526 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Mon 7:40 AM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 7:40 AM||1064 km||661 miles||574 nm||E|
|Banjul||Mon 7:40 AM||1164 km||723 miles||628 nm||ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 7:40 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm||ESE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 7:40 AM||1615 km||1004 miles||872 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Mon 7:40 AM||1670 km||1038 miles||902 nm||SE|
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