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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 9:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' North, Longitude: 38° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.76 meters/second, 1554.3 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.10 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.58 miWest0° 07' 30.9"8.61 miSouth965.92 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.7"769.94 miEast3° 22' 33.7"232.10 miSouth809.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 8:20 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmEast E
CayenneTue 6:20 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 6:20 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 6:20 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth S
BelémTue 6:20 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarTue 9:20 AM2276 km1415 miles1229 nmEast E
BridgetownTue 5:20 AM2286 km1421 miles1235 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 5:20 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulTue 9:20 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmEast E
CastriesTue 5:20 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W

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