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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 = Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:18:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 28' North, Longitude: 142° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.20 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.37 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 34.6"982.27 miWest0° 08' 56.5"10.25 miNorth982.04 mi
24 hours11° 03' 12.2"746.61 miEast3° 16' 36.4"225.27 miNorth774.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 1:18 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaipanTue 1:18 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokTue 12:18 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 12:18 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 12:18 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 2:18 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoMon 11:18 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoMon 11:18 PM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 11:18 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 1:18 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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