Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 5:16:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 49%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, 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
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' 30.3"||935.43 mi||West||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||North||935.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 46.3"||763.88 mi||East||0° 26' 45.0"||30.67 mi||South||765.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 6:16 AM||1089 km||677 miles||588 nm||NW|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:16 AM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm||E|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:16 AM||2440 km||1516 miles||1318 nm||SSW|
|Wake Island||Sun 5:16 AM||2471 km||1535 miles||1334 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:16 AM||2533 km||1574 miles||1368 nm||SSE|
|Majuro||Sun 5:16 AM||2563 km||1592 miles||1384 nm||SW|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:16 AM||2883 km||1791 miles||1557 nm||SW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 6:16 AM||3389 km||2106 miles||1830 nm||S|
|Adak *||Sat 8:16 AM||3450 km||2144 miles||1863 nm||N|
|Yaren||Sun 5:16 AM||3498 km||2174 miles||1889 nm||SW|
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