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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 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' 53.9"||939.05 mi||west||0° 02' 22.3"||2.72 mi||north||938.94 mi|
|24 hours||348° 16' 38.5"||758.49 mi||west||0° 30' 00.7"||34.41 mi||north||758.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 5:36 AM||725 km||451 miles||391 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Fri 6:36 AM||1247 km||775 miles||674 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Sat 5:36 AM||1523 km||946 miles||822 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:36 AM||2139 km||1329 miles||1155 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Sat 4:36 AM||2245 km||1395 miles||1212 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Sat 5:36 AM||2458 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:36 AM||2526 km||1570 miles||1364 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Fri 7:36 AM||2984 km||1854 miles||1611 nm|| E|
|Hagåtña||Sat 3:36 AM||3148 km||1956 miles||1700 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:36 AM||3299 km||2050 miles||1781 nm|| SSE|
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