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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, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 150° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.79 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.3"947.37 miWest0° 05' 34.6"6.39 miSouth947.66 mi
24 hours11° 48' 45.4"771.65 miEast2° 39' 32.4"182.87 miSouth798.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 1:08 PM475 km295 miles256 nmWest W
WailukuWed 1:08 PM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluWed 1:08 PM794 km493 miles429 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:08 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 12:08 PM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 4:08 PM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 11:08 AM3524 km2190 miles1903 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Wed 4:08 PM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 12:08 PM3888 km2416 miles2099 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Wed 4:08 PM3933 km2444 miles2124 nmNortheast NE

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