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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 1:30:00 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: 68%

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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' North, Longitude: 138° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.86 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 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' 31.4"950.07 miWest0° 04' 57.3"5.68 miNorth949.85 mi
24 hours11° 29' 48.4"752.06 miEast1° 34' 07.7"107.91 miNorth756.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:30 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest W
San Jose *Thu 6:30 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 6:30 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 6:30 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 6:30 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 6:30 AM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 3:30 AM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 6:30 AM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 6:30 AM2988 km1857 miles1614 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 6:30 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNortheast NE

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