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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 = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 AM.

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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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 164° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.86 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.9"951.22 miWest0° 07' 45.7"8.90 miSouth950.93 mi
24 hours14° 33' 59.2"962.12 miEast2° 30' 01.8"171.98 miSouth970.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 1:02 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 2:02 PM648 km402 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoTue 1:02 PM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Wed 2:02 PM885 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 2:02 PM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 1:02 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 2:02 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmEast E
SuvaWed 12:02 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:02 PM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmWest-northwest WNW

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