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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 8:40:00 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 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 40° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.59 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 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' 52.2"951.74 miWest0° 05' 20.6"6.13 miSouth952.01 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.8"762.07 miEast2° 32' 57.7"175.32 miSouth787.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:40 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmEast E
CayenneMon 5:40 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 5:40 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownMon 4:40 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:40 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:40 AM2242 km1393 miles1210 nmWest W
RoseauMon 4:40 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:40 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:40 AM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:40 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest-southwest WSW

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