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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 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 AM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 172° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.00 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.59 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.4"995.29 miWest0° 12' 25.7"14.23 miSouth995.19 mi
24 hours12° 49' 01.9"881.28 miEast4° 46' 39.6"328.34 miSouth935.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuMon 1:02 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSouth S
RawakiMon 1:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoMon 1:02 PM363 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kanton IslandMon 1:02 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 1:02 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth S
ApiaMon 1:02 PM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 12:02 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mata-UtuMon 12:02 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSun 1:02 PM903 km561 miles487 nmSouth S
Howland IslandSun 12:02 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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