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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 4:36:00 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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 160° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.33 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"935.45 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth935.44 mi
24 hours11° 50' 37.4"763.73 miEast0° 25' 07.9"28.82 miSouth765.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueSat 6:36 AM111 km69 miles60 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSat 6:36 AM233 km145 miles126 nmEast E
WailukuSat 6:36 AM375 km233 miles203 nmEast E
HiloSat 6:36 AM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwaySat 5:36 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 4:36 AM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 4:36 AM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 5:36 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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