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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 = Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 6:24:00 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: 85%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 35° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.87 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 54.3"1006.26 miWest0° 11' 18.9"12.96 miNorth1006.36 mi
24 hours10° 45' 41.5"744.33 miEast4° 28' 23.7"307.35 miNorth804.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakuruThu 9:24 PM83 km52 miles45 nmEast-northeast ENE
KisumuThu 9:24 PM98 km61 miles53 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiThu 9:24 PM169 km105 miles91 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbaleThu 9:24 PM238 km148 miles129 nmNorthwest NW
ArushaThu 9:24 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaThu 9:24 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeThu 9:24 PM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
MwanzaThu 9:24 PM347 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
LiraThu 9:24 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
GarissaThu 9:24 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E

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