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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 16:36:00 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 31' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.2"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 17.5"||937.91 mi||west||0° 02' 18.8"||2.66 mi||south||938.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 47.2"||769.33 mi||east||1° 23' 25.3"||95.65 mi||south||778.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 6:36 AM||971 km||604 miles||525 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Mon 6:36 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Sun 5:36 AM||3028 km||1881 miles||1635 nm|| WNW|
|San Francisco *||Sun 9:36 AM||3136 km||1948 miles||1693 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 9:36 AM||3314 km||2059 miles||1790 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 9:36 AM||3655 km||2271 miles||1974 nm|| NE|
|Seattle *||Sun 9:36 AM||3790 km||2355 miles||2046 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Sun 4:36 AM||3802 km||2362 miles||2053 nm|| WSW|
|Phoenix||Sun 9:36 AM||3850 km||2392 miles||2079 nm|| ENE|
|Vancouver *||Sun 9:36 AM||3877 km||2409 miles||2093 nm|| NNE|
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