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 5:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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' 00.0"||0.00 mi||North||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 29.8"||935.42 mi||West||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||South||935.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 53.0"||763.99 mi||East||0° 27' 57.9"||32.06 mi||South||765.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 6:46 AM||772 km||480 miles||417 nm||N|
|Wake Island||Sun 5:46 AM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm||W|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:46 AM||1988 km||1235 miles||1073 nm||E|
|Majuro||Sun 5:46 AM||2003 km||1244 miles||1081 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:46 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm||S|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:46 AM||2446 km||1520 miles||1321 nm||SSW|
|Yaren||Sun 5:46 AM||2977 km||1850 miles||1607 nm||SW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:46 AM||3026 km||1880 miles||1634 nm||SE|
|Palikir||Sun 4:46 AM||3105 km||1930 miles||1677 nm||WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:46 AM||3318 km||2062 miles||1792 nm||S|
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