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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:10:00 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: 28%

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 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 157° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.07 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.81 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.6"948.33 miWest0° 05' 10.3"5.93 miSouth948.59 mi
24 hours11° 52' 42.4"776.71 miEast2° 30' 28.8"172.48 miSouth801.09 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 9:10 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
PalikirTue 8:10 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 7:10 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 9:10 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 9:10 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaTue 6:10 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 6:10 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaTue 9:10 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 10:10 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokTue 6:10 AM2775 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW

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