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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 4:36:00 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 157° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.68 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 03.1"0.06 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.3"942.95 miWest0° 03' 08.3"3.60 miNorth942.80 mi
24 hours11° 36' 51.8"754.41 miEast0° 49' 11.6"56.40 miNorth754.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 4:36 AM951 km591 miles513 nmEast E
PalikirFri 3:36 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 2:36 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 4:36 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaFri 1:36 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 1:36 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 4:36 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaFri 1:36 AM2627 km1632 miles1419 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 4:36 AM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 5:36 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmEast-northeast ENE

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