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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 8:54:00 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 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 43° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 52.3"951.85 miWest0° 05' 21.9"6.15 miSouth952.12 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.5"762.12 miEast2° 33' 27.5"175.89 miSouth787.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 5:54 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownMon 4:54 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 5:54 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceMon 4:54 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmWest W
CastriesMon 4:54 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 4:54 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 4:54 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 4:54 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmWest W
KingstownMon 4:54 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 4:54 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest W

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