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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 = Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 3:32:00 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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' South, Longitude: 131° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.43 meters/second, 1578.3 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.34 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.0"980.59 miWest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 miNorth980.96 mi
24 hours11° 43' 49.2"793.40 miEast4° 10' 21.1"286.77 miNorth848.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 6:02 PM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 7:32 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 5:32 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 10:32 PM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 5:32 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 5:32 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 4:32 PM4206 km2613 miles2271 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:32 PM4373 km2717 miles2361 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 5:32 PM4392 km2729 miles2371 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 5:32 PM4702 km2922 miles2539 nmNorthwest NW

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