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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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 12:24:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 95° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.02 meters/second, 1504.9 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.58 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miNorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.0"934.79 miWest0° 03' 22.0"3.86 miNorth934.97 mi
24 hours13° 35' 33.9"881.03 miEast1° 54' 36.7"131.39 miNorth896.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 7:24 PM1621 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 7:24 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:24 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 7:24 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 9:24 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 7:24 PM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 8:24 PM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmEast E
SucreSat 8:24 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 8:24 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 9:24 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmEast-southeast ESE

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