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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, August 11, 2012 at 5:26:00 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: 32%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 153° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.28 meters/second, 1505.8 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.59 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.4"935.32 miWest0° 01' 36.6"1.85 miNorth935.23 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.4"766.38 miEast0° 10' 40.2"12.24 miNorth766.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSat 7:26 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuSat 7:26 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 7:26 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 7:26 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 6:26 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sat 10:26 AM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 10:26 AM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Sat 9:26 AM3794 km2358 miles2049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 6:26 AM3924 km2438 miles2119 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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