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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 9:36:00 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: 8%

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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' South, Longitude: 114° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.63 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.8"937.62 miWest0° 04' 51.9"5.58 miSouth937.40 mi
24 hours14° 45' 36.5"961.92 miEast1° 16' 01.5"87.17 miSouth962.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 4:36 PM997 km620 miles538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:36 PM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmWest W
LimaWed 4:36 PM4116 km2558 miles2223 nmEast E
QuitoWed 4:36 PM4495 km2793 miles2427 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Wed 6:36 PM4616 km2869 miles2493 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaWed 3:36 PM4621 km2871 miles2495 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 3:36 PM4626 km2875 miles2498 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 4:36 PM4640 km2883 miles2506 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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