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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 8:14:00 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 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 151° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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"957.90 miWest0° 06' 23.1"7.32 miSouth958.21 mi
24 hours11° 35' 38.0"765.15 miEast2° 56' 56.1"202.77 miSouth797.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 6:14 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaTue 6:14 AM854 km530 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 7:14 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 8:14 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 5:14 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaTue 5:14 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 5:14 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroTue 8:14 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmEast-southeast ESE
NagoyaTue 5:14 AM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 5:14 AM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNorthwest NW

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