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 = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 1:30:00 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: 68%
|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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.5"||15.84 mi||West||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||North||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.4"||950.07 mi||West||0° 04' 57.3"||5.68 mi||North||949.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 48.4"||752.06 mi||East||1° 34' 07.7"||107.91 mi||North||756.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 3:30 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm||W|
|San Jose *||Thu 6:30 AM||2586 km||1607 miles||1396 nm||NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 6:30 AM||2591 km||1610 miles||1399 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 6:30 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||NE|
|Tijuana *||Thu 6:30 AM||2599 km||1615 miles||1403 nm||NE|
|San Diego *||Thu 6:30 AM||2599 km||1615 miles||1404 nm||NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 3:30 AM||2809 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 6:30 AM||2957 km||1838 miles||1597 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 6:30 AM||2988 km||1857 miles||1614 nm||ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 6:30 AM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||NE|
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