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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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 161° 13' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.6"935.41 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth935.41 mi
24 hours11° 51' 12.0"764.34 miEast0° 31' 36.4"36.24 miSouth766.54 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 7:16 AM608 km378 miles328 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 6:16 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 7:16 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 5:16 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 8:16 AM2296 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 7:16 AM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 7:16 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSun 4:16 AM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 4:16 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 4:16 AM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmWest-southwest WSW

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