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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 3:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 171° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 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' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.2"943.63 miWest0° 06' 04.5"6.97 miSouth943.37 mi
24 hours345° 47' 35.7"930.14 miWest1° 48' 51.4"124.80 miSouth933.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaThu 2:56 PM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 2:56 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
NadiThu 3:56 PM643 km399 miles347 nmEast E
NoumeaThu 2:56 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaThu 3:56 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast E
SuvaThu 3:56 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast E
LabasaThu 3:56 PM883 km549 miles477 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiThu 3:56 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 4:56 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 2:56 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW

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