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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||168° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.31 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' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 29.1"||935.47 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||south||935.48 mi|
|24 hours||348° 08' 53.9"||764.28 mi||west||0° 30' 26.3"||34.90 mi||south||766.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sun 6:46 AM||271 km||168 miles||146 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Sun 6:46 AM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Sat 7:46 AM||1649 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| ENE|
|Palikir||Sun 5:46 AM||1918 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Sun 6:46 AM||2255 km||1401 miles||1217 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Sun 6:46 AM||2413 km||1500 miles||1303 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Sun 4:46 AM||2632 km||1636 miles||1421 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 6:46 AM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm|| SE|
|Tokyo||Sun 3:46 AM||3200 km||1988 miles||1728 nm|| NW|
|Funafuti||Sun 6:46 AM||3506 km||2178 miles||1893 nm|| SSE|
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