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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7:00:00 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: 41%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' North, Longitude: 4° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.13 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.07 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"964.17 miWest0° 07' 19.1"8.39 miSouth964.51 mi
24 hours11° 34' 37.3"768.97 miEast3° 18' 07.7"227.03 miSouth807.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 7:00 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuahigouyaTue 7:00 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaTue 7:00 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 7:00 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoTue 7:00 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouTue 7:00 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoTue 7:00 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
DoriTue 7:00 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bobo-DioulassoTue 7:00 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaTue 7:00 AM716 km445 miles386 nmSoutheast SE

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