Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:54:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 18:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.8"||15.91 mi||West||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||North||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.1"||954.46 mi||West||0° 05' 52.5"||6.73 mi||North||954.22 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 47.4"||748.66 mi||East||1° 57' 19.4"||134.50 mi||North||756.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Fri 6:54 AM||445 km||277 miles||241 nm||ENE|
|Palikir||Fri 5:54 AM||1344 km||835 miles||726 nm||SSW|
|Majuro||Fri 6:54 AM||1564 km||972 miles||845 nm||SE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 4:54 AM||1978 km||1229 miles||1068 nm||WSW|
|Yaren||Fri 6:54 AM||2136 km||1327 miles||1153 nm||SSE|
|Tarawa||Fri 6:54 AM||2186 km||1359 miles||1181 nm||SSE|
|Midway||Thu 7:54 AM||2325 km||1445 miles||1255 nm||ENE|
|Tokyo||Fri 3:54 AM||2965 km||1842 miles||1601 nm||NW|
|Baker Island||Thu 6:54 AM||3043 km||1891 miles||1643 nm||SE|
|Honiara||Fri 5:54 AM||3078 km||1913 miles||1662 nm||S|
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