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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 4, 2012 at 1:00:00 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: 83%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 150° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.0"944.22 miWest0° 03' 28.4"3.98 miNorth944.06 mi
24 hours11° 35' 43.3"754.14 miEast0° 57' 24.9"65.83 miNorth754.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 3:00 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest W
WailukuThu 3:00 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 3:00 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 3:00 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 2:00 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 6:00 AM3324 km2066 miles1795 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:00 AM3507 km2179 miles1893 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 1:00 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 6:00 AM3847 km2390 miles2077 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Thu 6:00 AM3961 km2462 miles2139 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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