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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 = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 2:50:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 131° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.93 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.6"955.85 miWest0° 06' 15.1"7.17 miNorth956.14 mi
24 hours13° 20' 22.7"883.34 miEast2° 57' 08.0"202.99 miNorth912.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 5:50 PM791 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 6:50 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 4:50 PM1930 km1200 miles1042 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 9:50 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 4:50 PM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 4:50 PM3517 km2185 miles1899 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 3:50 PM4078 km2534 miles2202 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 4:50 PM4338 km2695 miles2342 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:50 PM4384 km2724 miles2367 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 3:50 PM4621 km2871 miles2495 nmWest-southwest WSW

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