Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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 8:00:00 AM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 30° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.44 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 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' 52.0"951.41 miWest0° 05' 16.9"6.05 miSouth951.67 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.9"761.92 miEast2° 31' 32.8"173.70 miSouth786.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:00 AM653 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 7:00 AM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:00 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:00 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:00 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:00 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 8:00 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:00 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:00 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:00 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools