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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 5:16:00 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 169° 46' 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' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.3"935.43 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth935.43 mi
24 hours11° 50' 46.3"763.88 miEast0° 26' 45.0"30.67 miSouth765.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:16 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 7:16 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 5:16 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 5:16 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 7:16 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 5:16 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 5:16 AM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 6:16 AM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 8:16 AM3450 km2144 miles1863 nmNorth N
YarenSun 5:16 AM3498 km2173 miles1889 nmSouthwest SW

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