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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, November 1, 2012 at 1:30:00 AM.

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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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 1° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.59 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.2"942.76 miWest0° 02' 54.2"3.33 miNorth942.62 mi
24 hours11° 37' 24.7"754.90 miEast0° 43' 28.8"49.85 miNorth754.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuThu 1:30 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriThu 1:30 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaThu 1:30 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth S
NiameyThu 2:30 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouThu 1:30 AM863 km536 miles466 nmSouth S
KoudougouThu 1:30 AM878 km545 miles474 nmSouth S
In SalahThu 2:30 AM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Fada N'gourmaThu 1:30 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaThu 1:30 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitThu 2:30 AM976 km607 miles527 nmEast E

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