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 18:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||158° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.79 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 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"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.7"||938.79 mi||west||0° 02' 16.6"||2.61 mi||north||938.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 45.3"||758.72 mi||east||0° 27' 38.9"||31.71 mi||north||758.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 6:36 AM||829 km||515 miles||447 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Sat 5:36 AM||1536 km||955 miles||830 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Sat 4:36 AM||1707 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:36 AM||2009 km||1248 miles||1085 nm|| SE|
|Yokohama||Sat 3:36 AM||2484 km||1543 miles||1341 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Sat 3:36 AM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Sat 6:36 AM||2515 km||1563 miles||1358 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Fri 7:36 AM||2537 km||1577 miles||1370 nm|| ENE|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:36 AM||2635 km||1637 miles||1423 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Sat 3:36 AM||2997 km||1862 miles||1618 nm|| WSW|
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