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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 8:28:00 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' North, Longitude: 159° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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"972.38 miWest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 miSouth972.74 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.1"775.27 miEast3° 42' 50.2"255.30 miSouth821.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 7:28 AM854 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 8:28 AM905 km562 miles489 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 8:28 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 6:28 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest W
YarenWed 8:28 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 8:28 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 7:28 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:28 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokWed 5:28 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 6:28 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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