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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 5:56:00 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: 48%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.4"||15.60 mi||West||0° 00' 00.0"||0.00 mi||North||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 29.7"||935.42 mi||West||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||South||935.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 55.1"||764.03 mi||East||0° 28' 22.1"||32.53 mi||South||765.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 6:56 AM||799 km||497 miles||432 nm||NNE|
|Wake Island||Sun 5:56 AM||1469 km||913 miles||793 nm||W|
|Majuro||Sun 5:56 AM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm||SSW|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:56 AM||2238 km||1391 miles||1209 nm||E|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:56 AM||2342 km||1455 miles||1265 nm||SSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:56 AM||2351 km||1461 miles||1269 nm||S|
|Yaren||Sun 5:56 AM||2831 km||1759 miles||1528 nm||SSW|
|Palikir||Sun 4:56 AM||2885 km||1793 miles||1558 nm||WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:56 AM||3217 km||1999 miles||1737 nm||SE|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:56 AM||3296 km||2048 miles||1780 nm||S|
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