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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||North|
|Longitude: ||175° 49' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.93 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 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' 02.3"||0.05 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.1"||939.10 mi||west||0° 02' 23.3"||2.74 mi||north||938.98 mi|
|24 hours||348° 16' 42.6"||758.45 mi||west||0° 30' 24.3"||34.87 mi||north||757.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 5:26 AM||973 km||605 miles||526 nm|| W|
|Midway||Fri 6:26 AM||1077 km||669 miles||582 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Sat 5:26 AM||1584 km||984 miles||855 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:26 AM||2159 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:26 AM||2422 km||1505 miles||1308 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Sat 4:26 AM||2441 km||1517 miles||1318 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Sat 5:26 AM||2545 km||1582 miles||1374 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Fri 7:26 AM||2734 km||1699 miles||1476 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:26 AM||3257 km||2024 miles||1759 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Sat 3:26 AM||3397 km||2111 miles||1834 nm|| W|
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