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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.89 meters/second, 1511.6 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' 53.6"||939.01 mi||west||0° 02' 21.4"||2.70 mi||north||938.89 mi|
|24 hours||348° 16' 34.5"||758.53 mi||west||0° 29' 37.1"||33.96 mi||north||758.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 5:46 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Fri 6:46 AM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Sat 5:46 AM||1505 km||935 miles||813 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Sat 4:46 AM||2062 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:46 AM||2150 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Sat 5:46 AM||2396 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:46 AM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| SSE|
|Hagåtña||Sat 3:46 AM||2901 km||1803 miles||1566 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Fri 7:46 AM||3234 km||2010 miles||1746 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:46 AM||3361 km||2088 miles||1815 nm|| SSE|
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