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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 = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 4:36:00 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: 39%

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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 148° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.64 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.5"937.84 miWest0° 02' 18.8"2.65 miSouth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.2"769.28 miEast1° 23' 22.6"95.59 miSouth778.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:36 AM999 km621 miles540 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 6:36 AM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 5:36 AM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sun 9:36 AM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 9:36 AM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 9:36 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Sun 9:36 AM3775 km2346 miles2038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSun 4:36 AM3825 km2377 miles2066 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixSun 9:36 AM3825 km2377 miles2066 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 9:36 AM3858 km2397 miles2083 nmEast-northeast ENE

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