Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 19' ||North|
|Longitude: ||155° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 50.3"||954.27 mi||west||0° 05' 50.2"||6.69 mi||north||954.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 06.9"||748.88 mi||east||1° 56' 22.7"||133.42 mi||north||756.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Fri 7:20 AM||1128 km||701 miles||609 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Fri 6:20 AM||1284 km||798 miles||693 nm|| S|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 5:20 AM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Fri 7:20 AM||2060 km||1280 miles||1113 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Fri 7:20 AM||2404 km||1494 miles||1298 nm|| SSE|
|Yokohama||Fri 4:20 AM||2490 km||1547 miles||1344 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Fri 4:20 AM||2506 km||1557 miles||1353 nm|| NW|
|Melekeok||Fri 4:20 AM||2605 km||1619 miles||1407 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Fri 7:20 AM||2636 km||1638 miles||1423 nm|| SE|
|Nagoya||Fri 4:20 AM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| NW|
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