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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 4:46:00 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: 74%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 166° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.28 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"937.57 miWest0° 00' 49.8"0.95 miNorth937.53 mi
24 hours11° 41' 54.9"755.81 miEast0° 07' 06.5"8.15 miSouth756.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 4:46 AM186 km116 miles101 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 4:46 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayFri 5:46 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 3:46 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 4:46 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 4:46 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 2:46 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 4:46 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSat 1:46 AM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 3:46 AM3445 km2140 miles1860 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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