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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 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: 12%
|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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 30.2"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 19.8"||1001.36 mi||west||0° 12' 08.1"||13.90 mi||south||1001.57 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 55.0"||830.60 mi||east||4° 58' 32.8"||341.88 mi||south||899.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Freetown||Fri 10:38 AM||1163 km||723 miles||628 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Fri 10:38 AM||1174 km||730 miles||634 nm||NE|
|Bissau||Fri 10:38 AM||1192 km||741 miles||644 nm||NE|
|Praia||Fri 9:38 AM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm||N|
|Banjul||Fri 10:38 AM||1270 km||789 miles||686 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Fri 10:38 AM||1336 km||830 miles||721 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Fri 10:38 AM||1345 km||836 miles||726 nm||NNE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 10:38 AM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm||NNE|
|Recife||Fri 7:38 AM||1885 km||1172 miles||1018 nm||SW|
|Bamako||Fri 10:38 AM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm||ENE|
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