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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 26, 2012 at 2:48:00 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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 113° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.36 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.49 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"928.82 miWest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 miNorth928.88 mi
24 hours13° 59' 52.5"902.19 miEast1° 06' 45.1"76.54 miNorth908.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSat 8:48 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 6:48 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:48 PM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 4:48 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmWest W
LimaSat 9:48 PM4040 km2511 miles2182 nmEast E
SantiagoSat 10:48 PM4439 km2758 miles2397 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 9:48 PM4485 km2787 miles2422 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 8:48 PM4713 km2929 miles2545 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 8:48 PM4716 km2930 miles2546 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 8:48 PM4742 km2946 miles2560 nmNortheast NE

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