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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 = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 8:20:00 AM.

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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: 61%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 51° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.5"941.92 miWest0° 03' 15.1"3.73 miNorth941.76 mi
24 hours11° 39' 20.6"756.29 miEast0° 51' 42.6"59.29 miNorth756.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 4:20 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 4:20 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 4:20 AM1153 km716 miles623 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 4:20 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:20 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 4:20 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 4:20 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownFri 4:20 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouthwest SW
Saint George'sFri 4:20 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainFri 4:20 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmSouthwest SW

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