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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, 2018 at 04:56:00.

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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: 79%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, September 16, 2018 at 11:14 pm
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, September 25, 2018 at 2:52 am

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 128° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 423.74 meters/second, 1525.5 kilometres/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.4"947.59 miWest0° 04' 08.4"4.75 miNorth947.80 mi
24 hours11° 20' 10.9"739.75 miEast2° 03' 01.6"141.02 miNorth757.47 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 8:56 pm653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsWed 7:56 pm801 km498 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 11:56 pm2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 6:56 pm2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 6:56 pm3285 km2041 miles1774 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 6:56 pm3948 km2453 miles2132 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 5:56 pm4362 km2710 miles2355 nmWest W
ApiaThu 5:56 pm4664 km2898 miles2518 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 5:56 pm4882 km3034 miles2636 nmWest W
Mexico City *Wed 11:56 pm5348 km3323 miles2888 nmNortheast NE

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