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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 7:28:00 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: 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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 36' North, Longitude: 162° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 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' 42.7"997.14 miWest0° 11' 29.8"13.17 miSouth997.42 mi
24 hours11° 49' 53.2"812.97 miEast4° 47' 27.7"329.20 miSouth879.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:28 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 9:28 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 7:28 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:28 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 9:28 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 7:28 AM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 7:28 AM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmWest W
MidwayThu 8:28 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 7:28 AM2888 km1794 miles1559 nmWest W
AlofiThu 8:28 AM2952 km1835 miles1594 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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