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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 = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 6:06:00 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: 40%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 166° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.84 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.80 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.1"947.87 miWest0° 06' 17.3"7.21 miNorth948.18 mi
24 hours13° 06' 20.6"860.44 miEast2° 57' 53.9"203.89 miNorth891.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 5:06 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSun 5:06 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 5:06 PM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 5:06 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sun 7:06 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 4:06 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 6:06 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 6:06 PM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 7:06 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSun 4:06 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmWest W

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