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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 17:26:00 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: 56%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 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' 30.7"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.07 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 46.6"||944.95 mi||west||0° 03' 55.0"||4.49 mi||south||945.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 38.7"||759.32 mi||east||1° 59' 49.6"||137.36 mi||south||776.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sun 6:26 AM||962 km||598 miles||519 nm||NNE|
|Wake Island||Mon 5:26 AM||1460 km||907 miles||788 nm||W|
|Majuro||Mon 5:26 AM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Sun 5:26 AM||2186 km||1358 miles||1180 nm||S|
|Tarawa||Mon 5:26 AM||2188 km||1359 miles||1181 nm||SSW|
|Honolulu||Sun 7:26 AM||2257 km||1402 miles||1219 nm||E|
|Yaren||Mon 5:26 AM||2691 km||1672 miles||1453 nm||SW|
|Palikir||Mon 4:26 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||WSW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:26 AM||3115 km||1936 miles||1682 nm||SE|
|Funafuti||Mon 5:26 AM||3129 km||1944 miles||1689 nm||S|
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