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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 = Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7:18:00 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: 17%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' North, Longitude: 160° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"997.08 miWest0° 11' 29.3"13.16 miSouth997.36 mi
24 hours11° 49' 46.5"812.80 miEast4° 47' 18.5"329.03 miSouth879.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:18 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 9:18 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 7:18 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:18 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 9:18 AM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:18 AM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 9:18 AM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 8:18 AM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 8:18 AM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 7:18 AM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmWest W

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