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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 3:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 173° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.02 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.73 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.4"943.73 miWest0° 06' 05.8"6.99 miSouth943.47 mi
24 hours345° 47' 40.6"930.15 miWest1° 49' 23.9"125.42 miSouth933.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiThu 3:46 PM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaThu 3:46 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaThu 3:46 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast E
LevukaThu 3:46 PM543 km338 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 2:46 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest W
LabasaThu 3:46 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleThu 2:46 PM797 km495 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 2:46 PM861 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 4:46 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 3:46 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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