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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||160° 22' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.5"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 30.8"||935.51 mi||west||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||north||935.51 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 37.8"||763.78 mi||east||0° 25' 10.7"||28.87 mi||south||765.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lihue||Sat 6:36 AM||131 km||82 miles||71 nm|| NE|
|Honolulu||Sat 6:36 AM||261 km||162 miles||141 nm|| E|
|Wailuku||Sat 6:36 AM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm|| E|
|Hilo||Sat 6:36 AM||577 km||359 miles||312 nm|| ESE|
|Midway||Sat 5:36 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:36 AM||2169 km||1348 miles||1171 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Sat 4:36 AM||2914 km||1810 miles||1573 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Sun 4:36 AM||3433 km||2133 miles||1853 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Sun 4:36 AM||3447 km||2142 miles||1861 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 5:36 AM||3588 km||2230 miles||1938 nm|| SSW|
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