Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 8:20:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

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).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 29%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 169° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.89 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"947.92 miWest0° 05' 05.4"5.84 miSouth948.18 mi
24 hours348° 07' 12.7"776.47 miWest2° 28' 35.6"170.32 miSouth800.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 8:20 AM300 km186 miles162 nmWest W
MajuroTue 8:20 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 9:20 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 7:20 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 8:20 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 8:20 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 8:20 AM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 6:20 AM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 8:20 AM3239 km2012 miles1749 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 7:20 AM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmSouth-southwest SSW

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools