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 2:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.5"||15.83 mi||West||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||North||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 30.1"||949.66 mi||West||0° 04' 52.9"||5.60 mi||North||949.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 15.5"||752.24 mi||East||1° 32' 18.3"||105.82 mi||North||756.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Thu 4:20 AM||495 km||308 miles||267 nm||W|
|Wailuku||Thu 4:20 AM||669 km||415 miles||361 nm||WNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:20 AM||817 km||507 miles||441 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:20 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm||SSW|
|Midway||Thu 3:20 AM||2923 km||1816 miles||1578 nm||WNW|
|San Francisco *||Thu 7:20 AM||3415 km||2122 miles||1844 nm||NE|
|Baker Island||Thu 2:20 AM||3530 km||2193 miles||1906 nm||WSW|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 7:20 AM||3587 km||2229 miles||1937 nm||NE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:20 AM||3885 km||2414 miles||2098 nm||SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 7:20 AM||3929 km||2442 miles||2122 nm||NE|
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