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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 6:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' North, Longitude: 170° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.18 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 01.5"0.03 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"935.09 miWest0° 01' 29.7"1.71 miNorth935.01 mi
24 hours11° 53' 44.9"766.80 miEast0° 07' 48.4"8.95 miNorth766.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 7:36 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 8:36 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 6:36 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 6:36 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
MajuroSun 6:36 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 8:36 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 6:36 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 7:36 AM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 9:36 AM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmNorth N
YarenSun 6:36 AM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmSouthwest SW

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