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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 = Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:06:00 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: 49%

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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 108° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.85 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.4"961.34 miWest0° 08' 06.3"9.29 miNorth961.72 mi
24 hours12° 29' 17.2"830.04 miEast3° 35' 10.8"246.56 miNorth872.51 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 *Sun 8:06 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 5:06 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:06 PM2669 km1659 miles1441 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 8:06 PM3424 km2127 miles1849 nmEast E
QuitoSun 8:06 PM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 7:06 PM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 7:06 PM3929 km2441 miles2121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 7:06 PM3940 km2448 miles2127 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 7:06 PM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 8:06 PM4060 km2523 miles2192 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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