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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 2:32:00 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: 50%

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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 129° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.32 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.04 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.5"962.41 miWest0° 08' 13.5"9.43 miNorth962.78 mi
24 hours12° 26' 35.4"827.86 miEast3° 37' 34.5"249.30 miNorth871.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 5:32 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 6:32 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 4:32 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 9:32 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 4:32 PM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 4:32 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 3:32 PM4327 km2688 miles2336 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:32 PM4576 km2844 miles2471 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 3:32 PM4872 km3028 miles2631 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sun 9:32 PM5111 km3176 miles2760 nmNortheast NE

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