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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 5:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' North, Longitude: 179° 27' West

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"944.95 miWest0° 03' 55.0"4.49 miSouth945.15 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.7"759.32 miEast1° 59' 49.6"137.36 miSouth776.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:26 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 5:26 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:26 AM1715 km1065 miles926 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 5:26 AM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 7:26 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmEast E
YarenMon 5:26 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 4:26 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 7:26 AM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 5:26 AM3129 km1944 miles1690 nmSouth S

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