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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 5:36:00 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: 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' North, Longitude: 178° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.59 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 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 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.7"945.01 miWest0° 03' 55.9"4.51 miSouth945.21 mi
24 hours348° 20' 22.6"759.35 miWest2° 00' 11.8"137.78 miSouth776.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 6:36 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 5:36 AM1206 km750 miles651 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:36 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 5:36 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:36 AM2239 km1392 miles1209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 7:36 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
YarenMon 5:36 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 4:36 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 5:36 AM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 7:36 AM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmEast-southeast ESE

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