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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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 168° 28' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"935.41 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth935.41 mi
24 hours348° 08' 54.2"764.22 miwest0° 30' 23.5"34.85 misouth766.31 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 6:46 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 6:46 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 7:46 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSun 5:46 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 6:46 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 6:46 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 4:46 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 6:46 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 3:46 AM3223 km2002 miles1740 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 8:46 AM3488 km2167 miles1883 nmEast E

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