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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 = Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 2:10:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 163° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miWest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.3"1003.09 miWest0° 12' 32.1"14.36 miSouth1003.24 mi
24 hours11° 55' 16.6"824.29 miEast5° 02' 33.5"346.47 miSouth894.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 2:10 PM438 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 1:10 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 2:10 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast E
MajuroSun 2:10 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 1:10 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 2:10 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 2:10 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 1:10 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 2:10 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast E

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