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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 30, 2012 at 2:46:00 PM.

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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 142° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.52 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"958.29 miWest0° 05' 57.4"6.83 miNorth958.06 mi
24 hours11° 23' 50.2"751.78 miEast1° 59' 39.5"137.16 miNorth759.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 12:46 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 12:46 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokTue 11:46 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuTue 11:46 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaTue 11:46 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaTue 11:46 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth N
OsakaTue 11:46 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 11:46 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
NagoyaTue 11:46 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeTue 11:46 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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