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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 = Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 3:46:00 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: 97%

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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 139° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.13 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"946.22 miWest0° 03' 48.0"4.36 miNorth946.04 mi
24 hours11° 34' 41.2"754.56 miEast1° 05' 35.3"75.20 miNorth755.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 1:46 AM821 km510 miles443 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 1:46 AM878 km545 miles474 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 12:46 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HamamatsuThu 12:46 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
KumamotoThu 12:46 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaThu 12:46 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
OsakaThu 12:46 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeThu 12:46 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 12:46 AM1744 km1083 miles942 nmNorth N
KyotoThu 12:46 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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