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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||177° 18' ||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' 30.5"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.0"||0.00 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 29.9"||935.49 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.01 mi||south||935.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 53.3"||764.05 mi||east||0° 28' 00.5"||32.12 mi||south||765.92 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||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sun 5:46 AM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Sat 7:46 AM||2016 km||1253 miles||1088 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:46 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:46 AM||2434 km||1512 miles||1314 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sun 5:46 AM||2959 km||1839 miles||1598 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:46 AM||3047 km||1893 miles||1645 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Sun 4:46 AM||3080 km||1914 miles||1663 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:46 AM||3314 km||2059 miles||1790 nm|| S|
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