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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:20:00 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: 35%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' North, Longitude: 161° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.21 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.30 miWest0° 08' 24.7"9.64 miSouth972.66 mi
24 hours11° 34' 26.8"775.20 miEast3° 42' 36.1"255.03 miSouth821.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 8:20 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 7:20 AM923 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 8:20 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:20 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 6:20 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
TarawaWed 8:20 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 9:20 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraWed 7:20 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 8:20 AM2875 km1787 miles1552 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 5:20 AM3057 km1899 miles1650 nmWest-southwest WSW

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