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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 8:04:00 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 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 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 31° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.45 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"951.44 miWest0° 05' 17.3"6.06 miSouth951.70 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.3"761.93 miEast2° 31' 41.3"173.86 miSouth786.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:04 AM751 km467 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 7:04 AM978 km607 miles528 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:04 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:04 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:04 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:04 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 8:04 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:04 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:04 AM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:04 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-southeast ESE

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