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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 1:26:00 PM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 25° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.27 meters/second, 1574.2 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.30 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.8"977.91 miWest0° 11' 08.2"12.76 miSouth977.66 mi
24 hours13° 47' 39.9"934.31 miEast4° 04' 21.3"279.98 miSouth967.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:26 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM1428 km888 miles771 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 1:26 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:26 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 10:26 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:26 PM2568 km1596 miles1386 nmNortheast NE
São PauloMon 10:26 AM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 1:26 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:26 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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