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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 4:52:00 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: 53%

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 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 160° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.95 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.0"957.02 miWest0° 06' 27.8"7.41 miNorth957.32 mi
24 hours13° 18' 01.8"881.74 miEast3° 01' 41.6"208.21 miNorth912.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 6:52 PM523 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 5:52 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 6:52 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 6:52 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 5:52 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 5:52 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 6:52 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth N
SuvaSat 4:52 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 4:52 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 4:52 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorthwest NW

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