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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 9:28:00 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: 9%

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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 24' North, Longitude: 179° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 57.7"1002.63 miWest0° 12' 27.0"14.26 miSouth1002.78 mi
24 hours12° 12' 51.9"844.63 miEast5° 02' 38.9"346.58 miSouth912.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandFri 9:28 AM346 km215 miles187 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 9:28 AM379 km235 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
TabiteueaSat 9:28 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 9:28 AM816 km507 miles441 nmWest W
Kanton IslandSat 10:28 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 9:28 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 9:28 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 9:28 AM1508 km937 miles815 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:28 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 11:28 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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