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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 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: 59%

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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 138° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.33 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"939.93 miWest0° 02' 41.1"3.08 miNorth939.80 mi
24 hours11° 41' 59.9"757.68 miEast0° 37' 44.3"43.27 miNorth757.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 4:20 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest W
San Jose *Fri 7:20 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 7:20 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 7:20 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 7:20 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 7:20 AM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 7:20 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 7:20 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 4:20 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloFri 7:20 AM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmEast-northeast ENE

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