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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 8:14:00 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 34° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.49 meters/second, 1531.8 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.52 miWest0° 05' 18.2"6.08 miSouth951.79 mi
24 hours11° 37' 18.7"761.97 miEast2° 32' 02.6"174.27 miSouth786.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:14 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmEast E
PraiaMon 7:14 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:14 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:14 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:14 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:14 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:14 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El AaiúnMon 8:14 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:14 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 5:14 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmSouthwest SW

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