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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 8:38:00 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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 167° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 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' 29.9"16.71 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.5"1002.59 miWest0° 12' 25.8"14.24 miSouth1002.74 mi
24 hours12° 11' 57.2"843.51 miEast5° 02' 27.4"346.36 miSouth911.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 9:38 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 8:38 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 10:38 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 9:38 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 10:38 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 8:38 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 8:38 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
AlofiFri 9:38 AM2296 km1426 miles1240 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 8:38 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluFri 10:38 AM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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