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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 6:36:00 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: 58%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 159° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"938.73 miWest0° 02' 16.6"2.61 miNorth938.61 mi
24 hours11° 43' 44.8"758.66 miEast0° 27' 41.7"31.75 miNorth758.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 6:36 AM801 km498 miles433 nmEast E
PalikirSat 5:36 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 4:36 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 6:36 AM2008 km1247 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 6:36 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSat 3:36 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayFri 7:36 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoSat 3:36 AM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 6:36 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSat 3:36 AM3022 km1878 miles1632 nmWest-southwest WSW

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