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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 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: 40%
|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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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' 30.9"||16.09 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||south||16.10 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.6"||965.49 mi||west||0° 07' 30.2"||8.60 mi||south||965.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 30.1"||769.88 mi||east||3° 22' 16.9"||231.78 mi||south||809.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Tue 8:10 AM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm||E|
|Dakar||Tue 9:10 AM||2046 km||1272 miles||1105 nm||E|
|Cayenne||Tue 6:10 AM||2122 km||1318 miles||1146 nm||WSW|
|Banjul||Tue 9:10 AM||2157 km||1340 miles||1165 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 9:10 AM||2191 km||1361 miles||1183 nm||E|
|Fortaleza||Tue 6:10 AM||2193 km||1363 miles||1184 nm||S|
|Bissau||Tue 9:10 AM||2299 km||1428 miles||1241 nm||E|
|Paramaribo||Tue 6:10 AM||2331 km||1448 miles||1259 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Tue 6:10 AM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm||SW|
|Bridgetown||Tue 5:10 AM||2516 km||1563 miles||1358 nm||W|
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