Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 8:10:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 29.5"||16.71 mi||West||0° 00' 12.6"||0.24 mi||South||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 36.2"||1002.50 mi||West||0° 12' 43.8"||14.58 mi||South||1002.59 mi|
|24 hours||12° 19' 15.6"||852.23 mi||East||5° 04' 53.0"||349.14 mi||South||919.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Sat 12:10 PM||2735 km||1700 miles||1477 nm||S|
|Papeete||Sat 10:10 AM||2973 km||1847 miles||1605 nm||SW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 10:10 AM||3201 km||1989 miles||1729 nm||W|
|Easter Island *||Sat 3:10 PM||3605 km||2240 miles||1947 nm||SSE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 1:10 PM||3766 km||2340 miles||2034 nm||NNE|
|Mexico City *||Sat 3:10 PM||3897 km||2422 miles||2104 nm||NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 1:10 PM||3964 km||2463 miles||2140 nm||NNE|
|Honolulu||Sat 10:10 AM||3980 km||2473 miles||2149 nm||NW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 10:10 AM||4092 km||2543 miles||2210 nm||SW|
|Phoenix||Sat 1:10 PM||4128 km||2565 miles||2229 nm||NNE|
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