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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 = Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:28:00 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: 6%

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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 171° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.11 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.52 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.3"991.05 miWest0° 11' 05.9"12.71 miSouth991.38 mi
24 hours11° 52' 24.6"811.16 miEast4° 40' 32.6"321.30 miSouth876.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 9:28 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 11:28 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 9:28 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmWest W
TarawaFri 9:28 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 11:28 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 10:28 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 9:28 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:28 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaFri 10:28 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 9:28 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW

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