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 Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 09:56:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||130° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 32.8"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 46.1"||1002.74 mi||west||0° 11' 12.6"||12.84 mi||north||1002.69 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 08.2"||749.26 mi||east||4° 18' 37.1"||296.22 mi||north||802.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sun 11:56 PM||2964 km||1842 miles||1600 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Sat 11:56 PM||3215 km||1998 miles||1736 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Sun 1:56 AM||3303 km||2052 miles||1783 nm|| S|
|Hermosillo||Sun 2:56 AM||3407 km||2117 miles||1840 nm|| NE|
|Honolulu||Sat 11:56 PM||3445 km||2141 miles||1860 nm|| NW|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 2:56 AM||3491 km||2169 miles||1885 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Sun 2:56 AM||3721 km||2312 miles||2009 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco *||Sun 2:56 AM||3751 km||2331 miles||2025 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City *||Sun 4:56 AM||3799 km||2361 miles||2051 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 2:56 AM||3824 km||2376 miles||2065 nm|| NNE|
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