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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 2:30:00 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: 82%

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 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 171° 53' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.3"943.68 miWest0° 03' 20.0"3.82 miNorth943.52 mi
24 hours11° 36' 12.5"754.25 miEast0° 53' 59.8"61.91 miNorth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 3:30 AM1065 km661 miles575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 4:30 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 2:30 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 2:30 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmWest W
MajuroFri 2:30 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 4:30 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 2:30 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 2:30 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 3:30 AM3251 km2020 miles1756 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 2:30 AM3305 km2054 miles1784 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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