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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 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: 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 45' North, Longitude: 167° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.64 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 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"0.12 miSouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.8"956.34 miWest0° 06' 08.2"7.04 miSouth956.64 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.1"764.31 miEast2° 51' 14.4"196.25 miSouth794.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 7:26 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayMon 6:26 AM1518 km944 miles820 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 7:26 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 5:26 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:26 AM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 5:26 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest W
TarawaTue 5:26 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:26 AM3022 km1877 miles1631 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:26 AM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:26 AM3431 km2132 miles1852 nmWest-southwest WSW

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