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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:16:00 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: 57%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.83 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 29.3"||16.25 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||north||16.25 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 18.4"||974.77 mi||west||0° 09' 26.1"||10.81 mi||north||975.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 56' 56.5"||803.96 mi||east||4° 01' 20.3"||276.48 mi||north||855.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 7:16 PM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Mon 7:16 PM||2186 km||1358 miles||1180 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Mon 7:16 PM||2232 km||1387 miles||1205 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 7:16 PM||2343 km||1456 miles||1265 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 7:16 PM||2433 km||1512 miles||1314 nm||N|
|Accra||Mon 7:16 PM||2441 km||1517 miles||1318 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Mon 7:16 PM||2521 km||1566 miles||1361 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Mon 7:16 PM||2550 km||1584 miles||1377 nm||N|
|Lome||Mon 7:16 PM||2579 km||1603 miles||1393 nm||NNE|
|Recife||Mon 4:16 PM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm||W|
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