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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 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: 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 170° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1505.9 km/hour, 935.7 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 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"935.41 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth935.41 mi
24 hours348° 08' 56.2"764.18 miWest0° 29' 59.2"34.39 miSouth766.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 6:36 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 7:36 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 6:36 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 5:36 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 6:36 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmSouth S
YarenSun 6:36 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 6:36 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 4:36 AM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 8:36 AM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 6:36 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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