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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 6:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 173° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1505.9 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 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 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.3"935.41 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth935.41 mi
24 hours348° 08' 58.3"764.14 miWest0° 29' 35.0"33.92 miSouth766.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 6:26 AM729 km453 miles393 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 7:26 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 6:26 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 6:26 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 5:26 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 6:26 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 6:26 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 8:26 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 4:26 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 6:26 AM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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