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 17:26:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 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' 30.0"||935.49 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||north||935.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 48.9"||763.97 mi||east||0° 27' 11.9"||31.19 mi||south||765.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 6:26 AM||918 km||570 miles||496 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:26 AM||1515 km||941 miles||818 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Sun 5:26 AM||2192 km||1362 miles||1184 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sun 5:26 AM||2350 km||1461 miles||1269 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:26 AM||2369 km||1472 miles||1279 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:26 AM||2700 km||1677 miles||1458 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:26 AM||2703 km||1679 miles||1459 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Sun 5:26 AM||3292 km||2046 miles||1778 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 6:26 AM||3389 km||2106 miles||1830 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:26 AM||3416 km||2122 miles||1844 nm|| SSW|
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