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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 20, 2012 at 2:46:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 21%

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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' South, Longitude: 171° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.74 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.6"944.35 miWest0° 06' 13.5"7.14 miSouth944.08 mi
24 hours14° 11' 48.6"930.16 miEast1° 52' 39.3"129.15 miSouth933.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 3:46 PM197 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 3:46 PM236 km146 miles127 nmWest W
PangaiThu 3:46 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 3:46 PM450 km279 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoWed 3:46 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaThu 3:46 PM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 3:46 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
LabasaThu 2:46 PM976 km606 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 3:46 PM1036 km644 miles560 nmNorth N
SuvaThu 2:46 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmWest W

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