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.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 14:30:00 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: 82%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.00 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 31.1"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.06 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.3"||943.74 mi||west||0° 03' 19.9"||3.82 mi||north||943.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 12.8"||754.31 mi||east||0° 53' 57.2"||61.86 mi||north||754.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 3:30 AM||1050 km||653 miles||567 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:30 AM||1496 km||930 miles||808 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Fri 2:30 AM||2223 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Thu 2:30 AM||2244 km||1394 miles||1211 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Fri 2:30 AM||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:30 AM||2576 km||1600 miles||1391 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Fri 2:30 AM||2617 km||1626 miles||1413 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Fri 2:30 AM||3222 km||2002 miles||1740 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:30 AM||3252 km||2021 miles||1756 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 2:30 AM||3295 km||2048 miles||1779 nm|| SSW|
Related time zone tools