Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, August 31, 2012 at 7:58:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.49 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.3"||16.68 mi||West||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||North||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 26.8"||1000.92 mi||West||0° 11' 44.2"||13.44 mi||North||1001.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 45.0"||775.00 mi||East||4° 43' 12.6"||324.32 mi||North||841.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 11:58 PM||2315 km||1439 miles||1250 nm||SSW|
|Easter Island||Fri 1:58 AM||2913 km||1810 miles||1573 nm||SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 9:58 PM||3097 km||1924 miles||1672 nm||WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 9:58 PM||3764 km||2339 miles||2033 nm||W|
|Mexico City *||Fri 2:58 AM||3845 km||2389 miles||2076 nm||NE|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 1:58 AM||3868 km||2404 miles||2089 nm||E|
|Hermosillo||Fri 12:58 AM||4022 km||2499 miles||2172 nm||NNE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 9:58 PM||4245 km||2637 miles||2292 nm||WSW|
|Guatemala||Fri 1:58 AM||4296 km||2669 miles||2320 nm||ENE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 12:58 AM||4360 km||2709 miles||2354 nm||N|
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