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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 5:56:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 179° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.7"935.42 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth935.42 mi
24 hours11° 50' 55.1"764.03 miEast0° 28' 22.1"32.53 miSouth765.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:56 AM799 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 5:56 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest W
MajuroSun 5:56 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 7:56 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmEast E
TarawaSun 5:56 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 5:56 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth S
YarenSun 5:56 AM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 4:56 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:56 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 5:56 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmSouth S

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