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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 = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 6:46:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' South, Longitude: 16° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.95 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.9"956.69 miWest0° 07' 32.9"8.65 miNorth957.05 mi
24 hours12° 41' 25.0"839.91 miEast3° 23' 54.5"233.66 miNorth878.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:46 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast E
RecifeSun 3:46 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 3:46 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 6:46 PM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 3:46 PM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 4:46 PM2825 km1756 miles1525 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSun 6:46 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 6:46 PM2840 km1764 miles1533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 6:46 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 6:46 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorth N

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