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 5:36:00 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: 48%
|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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1506.0 kilometres/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 29.9"||935.42 mi||West||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||North||935.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 50.8"||763.95 mi||East||0° 27' 33.5"||31.60 mi||South||765.78 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 6:36 AM||821 km||510 miles||443 nm||NNW|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:36 AM||1737 km||1080 miles||938 nm||E|
|Wake Island||Sun 5:36 AM||1969 km||1224 miles||1063 nm||W|
|Majuro||Sun 5:36 AM||2174 km||1351 miles||1174 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:36 AM||2338 km||1453 miles||1262 nm||S|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:36 AM||2573 km||1599 miles||1390 nm||SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:36 AM||2847 km||1769 miles||1537 nm||SE|
|Yaren||Sun 5:36 AM||3138 km||1950 miles||1695 nm||SW|
|Palikir||Sun 4:36 AM||3331 km||2070 miles||1799 nm||WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:36 AM||3362 km||2089 miles||1815 nm||SSW|
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