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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 58%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 173° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.9"938.99 miWest0° 02' 22.4"2.72 miNorth938.87 mi
24 hours348° 16' 38.9"758.43 miWest0° 30' 03.3"34.46 miNorth757.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 5:36 AM753 km468 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 6:36 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 5:36 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 5:36 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 4:36 AM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 5:36 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 5:36 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 7:36 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmEast E
HagåtñaSat 3:36 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:36 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmSouth S

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