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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 02' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.4"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 00.0"||0.00 mi||south||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 29.3"||935.48 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||935.48 mi|
|24 hours||348° 08' 58.1"||764.20 mi||west||0° 29' 37.8"||33.98 mi||south||766.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sun 6:26 AM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Sat 7:26 AM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Sun 6:26 AM||1572 km||977 miles||849 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sun 6:26 AM||2194 km||1363 miles||1185 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Sun 5:26 AM||2253 km||1400 miles||1216 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Sun 6:26 AM||2500 km||1553 miles||1350 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 6:26 AM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Sat 8:26 AM||3016 km||1874 miles||1629 nm|| E|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 4:26 AM||3121 km||1939 miles||1685 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 6:26 AM||3361 km||2088 miles||1815 nm|| SSE|
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