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 Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 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: 32%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||141° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 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' 30.6"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 32.6"||935.55 mi||west||0° 01' 41.5"||1.94 mi||north||935.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 49.1"||766.13 mi||east||0° 12' 39.9"||14.52 mi||north||765.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 6:36 AM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| W|
|San Francisco *||Sat 9:36 AM||2576 km||1601 miles||1391 nm|| NE|
|San Jose *||Sat 9:36 AM||2584 km||1605 miles||1395 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sat 9:36 AM||2668 km||1658 miles||1441 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:36 AM||2762 km||1717 miles||1492 nm|| SW|
|Las Vegas *||Sat 9:36 AM||3023 km||1878 miles||1632 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 9:36 AM||3166 km||1967 miles||1709 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Sat 9:36 AM||3175 km||1973 miles||1714 nm|| ENE|
|Seattle *||Sat 9:36 AM||3383 km||2102 miles||1827 nm|| NNE|
|Vancouver *||Sat 9:36 AM||3501 km||2176 miles||1891 nm|| NNE|
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