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 = Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:20:00 PM.
= 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: 77%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.91 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 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' 32.0"||16.06 mi||West||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||North||16.07 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 05.2"||963.65 mi||West||0° 06' 56.7"||7.96 mi||North||963.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 16.5"||747.35 mi||East||2° 24' 27.9"||165.59 mi||North||760.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 3:20 AM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 3:20 AM||1972 km||1225 miles||1065 nm||SW|
|Midway||Wed 2:20 AM||3355 km||2085 miles||1812 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 6:20 AM||3375 km||2097 miles||1822 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 6:20 AM||3475 km||2159 miles||1876 nm||NE|
|Baker Island||Wed 1:20 AM||3692 km||2294 miles||1993 nm||WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 3:20 AM||3782 km||2350 miles||2042 nm||S|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 6:20 AM||3830 km||2380 miles||2068 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 2:20 AM||3904 km||2426 miles||2108 nm||SW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:20 AM||3946 km||2452 miles||2131 nm||ENE|
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