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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 09:38:00 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: 21%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.03 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 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' 30.8"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.8"||993.13 mi||west||0° 10' 58.6"||12.57 mi||south||993.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 44' 05.5"||802.94 mi||east||4° 37' 21.4"||317.65 mi||south||867.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bissau||Thu 9:38 AM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm||NE|
|Ziguinchor||Thu 9:38 AM||596 km||371 miles||322 nm||NE|
|Serekunda||Thu 9:38 AM||648 km||403 miles||350 nm||NNE|
|Banjul||Thu 9:38 AM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm||NNE|
|Boké||Thu 9:38 AM||662 km||412 miles||358 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Thu 9:38 AM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm||E|
|Bafatá||Thu 9:38 AM||696 km||433 miles||376 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Thu 9:38 AM||721 km||448 miles||389 nm||E|
|Farafenni||Thu 9:38 AM||729 km||453 miles||393 nm||NE|
|Dakar||Thu 9:38 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm||NNE|
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