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 19:20:00 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: 66%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 28' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.60 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 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' 31.3"||15.79 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 23.1"||947.32 mi||west||0° 04' 26.3"||5.09 mi||north||947.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 55.9"||753.40 mi||east||1° 21' 12.5"||93.11 mi||north||755.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hagåtña||Fri 5:20 AM||1085 km||674 miles||586 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Fri 4:20 AM||1342 km||834 miles||725 nm|| S|
|Kumamoto||Fri 4:20 AM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Fri 3:20 AM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| WNW|
|Osaka||Fri 4:20 AM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| N|
|Hamamatsu||Fri 4:20 AM||1693 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| N|
|Fukuoka||Fri 4:20 AM||1694 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| NNW|
|Kobe||Fri 4:20 AM||1694 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| N|
|Kitakyushu||Fri 4:20 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| NNW|
|Kyoto||Fri 4:20 AM||1725 km||1072 miles||931 nm|| N|
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