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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:18:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' South, Longitude: 139° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.88 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.5"952.50 miWest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 miSouth952.20 mi
24 hours14° 32' 20.3"961.49 miEast2° 35' 36.1"178.36 miSouth970.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 1:18 PM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeTue 12:48 PM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
PapeeteTue 12:18 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 2:18 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 12:18 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:18 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 11:18 AM3239 km2012 miles1749 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 5:18 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 12:18 PM3493 km2170 miles1886 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:18 AM3549 km2206 miles1917 nmWest W

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