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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 7:20:00 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: 45%

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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 164° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.11 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.96 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"957.40 miWest0° 06' 18.3"7.23 miSouth957.70 mi
24 hours11° 35' 44.5"764.87 miEast2° 55' 06.7"200.68 miSouth796.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 7:20 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNortheast NE
MajuroTue 7:20 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 6:20 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 7:20 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 7:20 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:20 AM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmWest W
MidwayMon 8:20 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 7:20 AM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 6:20 AM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmSouth S
TokyoTue 4:20 AM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmNorthwest NW

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