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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 8:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 39° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.57 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.69 miWest0° 05' 20.1"6.11 miSouth951.96 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.7"762.04 miEast2° 32' 45.0"175.08 miSouth787.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:34 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 5:34 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 5:34 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:34 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarMon 8:34 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:34 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:34 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:34 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:34 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:34 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmWest W

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