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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||174° 52' ||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' 29.9"||935.49 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||north||935.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 51.0"||764.01 mi||east||0° 27' 36.2"||31.65 mi||south||765.85 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||812 km||505 miles||438 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:36 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Sun 5:36 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sun 5:36 AM||2163 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:36 AM||2335 km||1451 miles||1261 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:36 AM||2558 km||1590 miles||1381 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:36 AM||2867 km||1781 miles||1548 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Sun 5:36 AM||3119 km||1938 miles||1684 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Sun 4:36 AM||3306 km||2054 miles||1785 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:36 AM||3355 km||2085 miles||1812 nm|| SSW|
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