Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 5:56:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.50 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 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' 27.2"||15.94 mi||West||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||North||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 15.8"||956.09 mi||West||0° 07' 28.4"||8.56 mi||North||956.44 mi|
|24 hours||12° 43' 02.1"||841.23 mi||East||3° 22' 20.3"||231.87 mi||North||879.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 5:56 PM||151 km||94 miles||81 nm||NW|
|Luanda||Sun 6:56 PM||2161 km||1343 miles||1167 nm||ENE|
|São Tomé||Sun 5:56 PM||2304 km||1431 miles||1244 nm||NE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 7:56 PM||2378 km||1478 miles||1284 nm||ESE|
|Abidjan||Sun 5:56 PM||2473 km||1536 miles||1335 nm||N|
|Libreville||Sun 6:56 PM||2486 km||1545 miles||1342 nm||NE|
|Accra||Sun 5:56 PM||2548 km||1583 miles||1376 nm||NNE|
|Kinshasa||Sun 6:56 PM||2613 km||1623 miles||1411 nm||ENE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 6:56 PM||2614 km||1624 miles||1411 nm||ENE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 5:56 PM||2637 km||1639 miles||1424 nm||N|
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