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, September 6, 2012 at 14:20:00 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: 68%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||150° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 31.5"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 30.1"||949.72 mi||west||0° 04' 52.8"||5.60 mi||north||949.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 16.1"||752.30 mi||east||1° 32' 15.8"||105.78 mi||north||756.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Thu 4:20 AM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm|| W|
|Wailuku||Thu 4:20 AM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| WNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:20 AM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:20 AM||2036 km||1265 miles||1099 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Thu 3:20 AM||2897 km||1800 miles||1564 nm|| WNW|
|San Francisco *||Thu 7:20 AM||3434 km||2134 miles||1854 nm|| NE|
|Baker Island||Thu 2:20 AM||3506 km||2178 miles||1893 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 7:20 AM||3610 km||2243 miles||1949 nm|| NE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:20 AM||3870 km||2405 miles||2090 nm|| SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 7:20 AM||3952 km||2456 miles||2134 nm|| NE|
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