Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 30.2"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 16.7"||938.47 mi||west||0° 02' 34.6"||2.95 mi||south||938.61 mi|
|24 hours||348° 06' 07.6"||769.89 mi||west||1° 29' 36.1"||102.73 mi||south||780.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Mon 7:10 AM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm||W|
|Midway||Sun 8:10 AM||1187 km||737 miles||641 nm||NE|
|Majuro||Mon 7:10 AM||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm||SSW|
|Tarawa||Mon 7:10 AM||2140 km||1330 miles||1155 nm||S|
|Palikir||Mon 6:10 AM||2310 km||1436 miles||1248 nm||SW|
|Yaren||Mon 7:10 AM||2483 km||1543 miles||1341 nm||SSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 7:10 AM||2485 km||1544 miles||1342 nm||SSE|
|Honolulu||Sun 9:10 AM||2897 km||1800 miles||1564 nm||E|
|Hagåtña||Mon 5:10 AM||3235 km||2010 miles||1747 nm||W|
|Funafuti||Mon 7:10 AM||3279 km||2038 miles||1771 nm||S|
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