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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 = Friday, October 12, 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: 10%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 148° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.71 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.6"1002.50 miWest0° 12' 23.8"14.20 miSouth1002.66 mi
24 hours12° 10' 31.1"841.74 miEast5° 02' 06.3"345.95 miSouth910.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:18 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:18 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 9:18 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 8:18 AM2832 km1759 miles1529 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 9:18 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 9:18 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 7:18 AM3147 km1956 miles1699 nmWest W
AlofiFri 8:18 AM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 11:18 AM3564 km2214 miles1924 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 7:18 AM3790 km2355 miles2047 nmWest-southwest WSW

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