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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 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: 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 177° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.98 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.4"997.50 miWest0° 11' 32.7"13.22 miSouth997.78 mi
24 hours11° 50' 33.6"814.06 miEast4° 48' 22.2"330.24 miSouth881.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 8:28 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 8:28 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 8:28 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 8:28 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 9:28 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 8:28 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 10:28 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandFri 8:28 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 10:28 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 9:28 AM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmNorth N

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