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 16:46:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 47' ||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' 30.4"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.1"||0.00 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 30.5"||935.51 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||935.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 40.0"||763.82 mi||east||0° 25' 34.9"||29.33 mi||south||765.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 6:46 AM||511 km||318 miles||276 nm|| E|
|Wailuku||Sat 6:46 AM||654 km||407 miles||353 nm|| E|
|Midway||Sat 5:46 AM||1664 km||1034 miles||898 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:46 AM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Sat 4:46 AM||2764 km||1717 miles||1492 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Sun 4:46 AM||3196 km||1986 miles||1726 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sun 4:46 AM||3203 km||1991 miles||1730 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Sun 4:46 AM||3423 km||2127 miles||1848 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 5:46 AM||3510 km||2181 miles||1895 nm|| SSW|
|Adak *||Sat 7:46 AM||3604 km||2239 miles||1946 nm|| NNW|
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