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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 4:36:00 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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' North, Longitude: 155° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.44 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.94 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miSouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"955.89 miWest0° 06' 03.7"6.95 miSouth956.18 mi
24 hours11° 36' 05.7"764.07 miEast2° 49' 31.9"194.29 miSouth793.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kailua-KonaMon 6:36 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth N
HiloMon 6:36 AM218 km135 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuMon 6:36 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 6:36 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiTue 6:36 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 5:36 AM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 4:36 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 5:36 AM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 4:36 AM3764 km2339 miles2032 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 4:36 AM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmWest-southwest WSW

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