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 Friday, September 7, 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||139° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.33 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 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' 30.9"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 57.8"||939.99 mi||west||0° 02' 41.0"||3.08 mi||north||939.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 00.4"||757.74 mi||east||0° 37' 41.8"||43.22 mi||north||757.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 4:20 AM||1943 km||1207 miles||1049 nm|| W|
|San Francisco *||Fri 7:20 AM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| NE|
|San Jose *||Fri 7:20 AM||2497 km||1552 miles||1348 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 7:20 AM||2542 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 7:20 AM||2563 km||1592 miles||1384 nm|| NE|
|Tijuana *||Fri 7:20 AM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm|| NE|
|Sacramento *||Fri 7:20 AM||2618 km||1627 miles||1414 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:20 AM||2861 km||1778 miles||1545 nm|| SW|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 7:20 AM||2902 km||1803 miles||1567 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 7:20 AM||2993 km||1860 miles||1616 nm|| ENE|
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