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 18:20:00 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: 67%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||151° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 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"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 24.5"||947.79 mi||west||0° 04' 31.7"||5.19 mi||north||947.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 24.3"||753.18 mi||east||1° 23' 26.1"||95.66 mi||north||755.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Fri 4:20 AM||743 km||462 miles||401 nm|| SW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 4:20 AM||951 km||591 miles||513 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Fri 5:20 AM||1571 km||976 miles||848 nm|| SSE|
|Wake Island||Fri 6:20 AM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| E|
|Yokohama||Fri 3:20 AM||2112 km||1312 miles||1141 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Fri 3:20 AM||2132 km||1325 miles||1151 nm|| NNW|
|Melekeok||Fri 3:20 AM||2223 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| SW|
|Nagoya||Fri 3:20 AM||2245 km||1395 miles||1212 nm|| NW|
|Osaka||Fri 3:20 AM||2296 km||1427 miles||1240 nm|| NW|
|Kyoto||Fri 3:20 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| NW|
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