Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:00:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||south||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.8"||952.42 mi||west||0° 05' 28.0"||6.27 mi||south||952.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 02.3"||762.38 mi||east||2° 35' 49.3"||178.59 mi||south||788.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Codrington (Barbuda)||Mon 6:00 AM||198 km||123 miles||107 nm||WSW|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Mon 6:00 AM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm||SW|
|Pointe-à-Pitre||Mon 6:00 AM||285 km||177 miles||154 nm||SSW|
|Brades||Mon 6:00 AM||286 km||178 miles||154 nm||SW|
|Gustavia||Mon 6:00 AM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm||WSW|
|Basseterre (St. Kitts)||Mon 6:00 AM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm||WSW|
|The Valley||Mon 6:00 AM||308 km||192 miles||166 nm||W|
|Marigot||Mon 6:00 AM||312 km||194 miles||168 nm||W|
|Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)||Mon 6:00 AM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm||SSW|
|Roseau||Mon 6:00 AM||373 km||232 miles||201 nm||SSW|
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