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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 09:28:00 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: 30%
|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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 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' 31.1"||16.34 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.34 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 04.3"||980.34 mi||west||0° 09' 24.5"||10.78 mi||south||980.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 53.1"||783.21 mi||east||4° 04' 28.7"||280.07 mi||south||836.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Wed 8:28 AM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm||NE|
|Praia||Wed 8:28 AM||671 km||417 miles||362 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Wed 9:28 AM||1298 km||806 miles||701 nm||ENE|
|Banjul||Wed 9:28 AM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm||E|
|Bissau||Wed 9:28 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Wed 9:28 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 9:28 AM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm||E|
|Freetown||Wed 9:28 AM||1807 km||1123 miles||975 nm||ESE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 6:28 AM||2078 km||1291 miles||1122 nm||SSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 9:28 AM||2136 km||1327 miles||1153 nm||ESE|
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