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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 2:20:00 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: 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 150° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.83 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"949.66 miWest0° 04' 52.9"5.60 miNorth949.44 mi
24 hours11° 30' 15.5"752.24 miEast1° 32' 18.3"105.82 miNorth756.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 4:20 AM495 km308 miles267 nmWest W
WailukuThu 4:20 AM669 km415 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 4:20 AM817 km507 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 4:20 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 3:20 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 7:20 AM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 2:20 AM3530 km2193 miles1906 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Thu 7:20 AM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:20 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 7:20 AM3929 km2442 miles2122 nmNortheast NE

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