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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 8:00:00 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: 40%

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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 19° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"964.77 miWest0° 07' 24.2"8.49 miSouth965.11 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.8"769.38 miEast3° 20' 02.2"229.21 miSouth808.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarTue 8:00 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsTue 8:00 AM288 km179 miles155 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisTue 8:00 AM293 km182 miles158 nmEast E
RossoTue 8:00 AM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:00 AM386 km240 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 7:00 AM396 km246 miles214 nmWest W
SerekundaTue 8:00 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottTue 8:00 AM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 8:00 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaTue 7:00 AM477 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW

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