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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 1:20:00 PM.

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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: 69%

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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' North, Longitude: 135° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.89 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.84 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.5"950.16 miWest0° 04' 58.1"5.70 miNorth949.94 mi
24 hours11° 29' 43.0"752.02 miEast1° 34' 29.5"108.33 miNorth756.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:20 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest W
Tijuana *Thu 6:20 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 6:20 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:20 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Thu 6:20 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 6:20 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 6:20 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 6:20 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 6:20 AM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 6:20 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNortheast NE

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