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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 = Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:28:00 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: 20%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' North, Longitude: 31° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.20 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"993.50 miWest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 miSouth993.81 mi
24 hours11° 44' 31.4"803.75 miEast4° 38' 17.7"318.72 miSouth868.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 9:28 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaThu 7:28 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarThu 10:28 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 10:28 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 10:28 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 7:28 AM1839 km1142 miles993 nmSouth S
ConakryThu 10:28 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 10:28 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 10:28 AM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmEast E
BelémThu 7:28 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW

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