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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 8:46:00 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: 12%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 84° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.18 meters/second, 1501.8 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.6"932.89 miWest0° 03' 13.4"3.70 miSouth932.74 mi
24 hours14° 44' 24.7"955.96 miEast0° 35' 52.3"41.13 miSouth954.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 2:46 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 1:46 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisThu 12:46 PM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmWest W
JakartaThu 3:46 PM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 1:46 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisThu 12:46 PM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 2:16 PM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth N
SingaporeThu 4:46 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 4:46 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 4:46 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmEast-southeast ESE

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