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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 8:20:00 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 35° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.51 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"951.57 miWest0° 05' 18.8"6.09 miSouth951.84 mi
24 hours11° 37' 17.8"761.99 miEast2° 32' 15.3"174.51 miSouth786.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:20 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:20 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:20 AM2084 km1295 miles1126 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:20 AM2123 km1319 miles1147 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:20 AM2284 km1419 miles1234 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:20 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneMon 5:20 AM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 5:20 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth S
El AaiúnMon 8:20 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 5:20 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW

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