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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 5:26:00 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: 48%

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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 172° 11' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.0"935.43 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth935.43 mi
24 hours11° 50' 48.5"763.92 miEast0° 27' 09.2"31.14 miSouth765.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:26 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluSat 7:26 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmEast E
Wake IslandSun 5:26 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W
MajuroSun 5:26 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 7:26 AM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 5:26 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 5:26 AM3313 km2058 miles1789 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 6:26 AM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 8:26 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNorth N

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