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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 10:28:00 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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 12' North, Longitude: 165° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 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' 29.8"16.71 miWest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.4"1002.67 miWest0° 12' 28.4"14.28 miSouth1002.81 mi
24 hours12° 13' 58.4"845.98 miEast5° 02' 51.3"346.81 miSouth914.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 10:28 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 10:28 AM798 km496 miles431 nmEast E
MajuroSat 10:28 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 9:28 AM1062 km660 miles573 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 9:28 AM1344 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:28 AM1831 km1138 miles988 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 10:28 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 10:28 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 9:28 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 8:28 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW

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