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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 = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 7:20:00 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: 71%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 48° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.89 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.2"953.28 miWest0° 05' 29.1"6.29 miNorth953.04 mi
24 hours11° 26' 24.5"750.75 miEast1° 47' 27.4"123.19 miNorth756.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownThu 3:20 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 3:20 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 3:20 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 3:20 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmWest W
CastriesThu 3:20 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 3:20 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmWest W
KingstownThu 3:20 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 3:20 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest W
CayenneThu 4:20 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboThu 4:20 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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