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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 5:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 177° 01' 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' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"935.42 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth935.42 mi
24 hours11° 50' 53.0"763.99 miEast0° 27' 57.9"32.06 miSouth765.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:46 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSun 5:46 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 7:46 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmEast E
MajuroSun 5:46 AM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 5:46 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 5:46 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 5:46 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 7:46 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSun 4:46 AM3105 km1930 miles1677 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 5:46 AM3318 km2062 miles1792 nmSouth S

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