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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 = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 5:46:00 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: 39%

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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 165° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.64 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.0"938.12 miWest0° 02' 25.9"2.79 miSouth938.25 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.9"769.55 miEast1° 26' 11.4"98.81 miSouth779.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 7:46 AM763 km474 miles412 nmEast E
MidwaySun 6:46 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 7:46 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 5:46 AM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 5:46 AM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 5:46 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmWest W
TarawaMon 5:46 AM3195 km1986 miles1725 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 6:46 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sun 8:46 AM3590 km2231 miles1938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiMon 5:46 AM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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