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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 = Sunday, October 7, 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: 56%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' North, Longitude: 169° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"944.69 miWest0° 03' 51.1"4.42 miSouth944.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.8"759.23 miEast1° 58' 20.4"135.66 miSouth775.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 5:46 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSun 6:46 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 4:46 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 6:46 AM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 4:46 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 4:46 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmWest W
TarawaMon 4:46 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 5:46 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 4:46 AM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 4:46 AM3395 km2109 miles1833 nmSouthwest SW

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