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 16:36:00 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: 58%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 30.8"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 55.0"||939.33 mi||west||0° 02' 28.1"||2.83 mi||north||939.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 57.1"||758.26 mi||east||0° 32' 22.1"||37.12 mi||north||757.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Fri 5:36 AM||989 km||615 miles||534 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Fri 6:36 AM||1480 km||920 miles||799 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Sat 4:36 AM||2230 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Fri 4:36 AM||2319 km||1441 miles||1252 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Sat 4:36 AM||2344 km||1456 miles||1266 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 6:36 AM||2629 km||1633 miles||1419 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Sat 4:36 AM||2680 km||1665 miles||1447 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Sat 4:36 AM||3279 km||2037 miles||1770 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 5:36 AM||3327 km||2068 miles||1797 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Sat 4:36 AM||3370 km||2094 miles||1819 nm|| SSW|
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