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 17:36:00 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: 67%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 52' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 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' 31.3"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 25.5"||948.13 mi||west||0° 04' 35.6"||5.27 mi||north||947.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 01.1"||753.01 mi||east||1° 25' 03.8"||97.53 mi||north||755.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Fri 5:36 AM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Fri 4:36 AM||1430 km||889 miles||772 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Fri 5:36 AM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| SE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 3:36 AM||1938 km||1204 miles||1047 nm|| WSW|
|Yaren||Fri 5:36 AM||2265 km||1407 miles||1223 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Fri 5:36 AM||2323 km||1444 miles||1255 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Thu 6:36 AM||2329 km||1447 miles||1257 nm|| ENE|
|Tokyo||Fri 2:36 AM||2831 km||1759 miles||1529 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Thu 5:36 AM||3172 km||1971 miles||1713 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Fri 4:36 AM||3188 km||1981 miles||1721 nm|| S|
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