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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 = Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:48:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 173° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.0"987.88 miWest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 miSouth987.70 mi
24 hours13° 23' 39.0"915.38 miEast4° 31' 24.1"310.91 miSouth960.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuMon 11:48 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 11:48 AM312 km194 miles168 nmEast E
Mata-UtuMon 10:48 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:48 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Mon 12:48 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiMon 11:48 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoSun 11:48 AM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 10:48 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 10:48 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 11:48 AM1208 km750 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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