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 07:50:00 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 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.41 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 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' 52.0"||951.40 mi||west||0° 05' 16.1"||6.04 mi||south||951.66 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 22.3"||761.94 mi||east||2° 31' 14.0"||173.35 mi||south||786.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 6:50 AM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm||ESE|
|Santa Maria||Mon 6:50 AM||657 km||408 miles||354 nm||ESE|
|Praia||Mon 6:50 AM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm||SE|
|Dakar||Mon 7:50 AM||1281 km||796 miles||692 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 7:50 AM||1347 km||837 miles||727 nm||E|
|Banjul||Mon 7:50 AM||1420 km||882 miles||767 nm||ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 7:50 AM||1597 km||992 miles||862 nm||ESE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 7:50 AM||1847 km||1148 miles||997 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Mon 7:50 AM||1908 km||1185 miles||1030 nm||ESE|
|Freetown||Mon 7:50 AM||2015 km||1252 miles||1088 nm||ESE|
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