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 07:54:00 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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.42 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 827.0 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"||951.37 mi||west||0° 05' 16.5"||6.05 mi||south||951.63 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 21.7"||761.90 mi||east||2° 31' 22.4"||173.50 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 6:54 AM||534 km||332 miles||289 nm||ESE|
|Praia||Mon 6:54 AM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 7:54 AM||1378 km||856 miles||744 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 7:54 AM||1449 km||901 miles||783 nm||E|
|Banjul||Mon 7:54 AM||1515 km||941 miles||818 nm||ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 7:54 AM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm||ESE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 7:54 AM||1933 km||1201 miles||1044 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Mon 7:54 AM||1997 km||1241 miles||1078 nm||ESE|
|Freetown||Mon 7:54 AM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm||ESE|
|Ponta Delgada *||Mon 7:54 AM||2152 km||1337 miles||1162 nm||N|
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