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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 7:54:00 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 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 156° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.25 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"957.71 miWest0° 06' 21.4"7.29 miSouth958.02 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.3"765.05 miEast2° 56' 15.6"202.00 miSouth796.88 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 7:54 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 6:54 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 5:54 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 7:54 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 7:54 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 7:54 AM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 4:54 AM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 4:54 AM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 4:54 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 8:54 AM2933 km1822 miles1584 nmEast-northeast ENE

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