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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 = Monday, February 27, 2012 at 5:20:00 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: 25%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' North, Longitude: 157° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.08 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"964.68 miWest0° 07' 37.4"8.74 miNorth964.40 mi
24 hours11° 06' 37.6"737.00 miEast2° 41' 54.1"185.58 miNorth754.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 5:20 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 4:20 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 3:20 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:20 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 5:20 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:20 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 2:20 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoMon 2:20 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySun 6:20 PM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraMon 4:20 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmSouth S

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