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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 170° 53' 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' 29.1"935.41 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth935.41 mi
24 hours348° 08' 56.2"764.18 miwest0° 29' 59.2"34.39 misouth766.24 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 6:36 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 7:36 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 6:36 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 5:36 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 6:36 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmSouth S
YarenSun 6:36 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 6:36 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 4:36 AM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 8:36 AM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 6:36 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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