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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 = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2:24:00 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: 28%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 154° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.39 meters/second, 1502.6 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.56 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.3"933.40 miWest0° 02' 53.8"3.32 miNorth933.55 mi
24 hours13° 58' 41.4"905.79 miEast1° 45' 04.9"120.47 miNorth918.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 4:24 PM554 km345 miles299 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 4:24 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 3:24 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 4:24 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:24 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:24 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 4:24 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth N
AdamstownFri 6:24 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 2:24 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 2:24 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest-northwest WNW

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