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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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 17:26:00 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: 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 160° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.64 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.1"938.04 miwest0° 02' 23.8"2.75 misouth938.16 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.2"769.47 mieast1° 25' 23.2"97.89 misouth779.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueSun 7:26 AM165 km103 miles89 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 7:26 AM264 km164 miles143 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuSun 7:26 AM400 km248 miles216 nmEast E
HiloSun 7:26 AM562 km349 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwaySun 6:26 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 7:26 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroMon 5:26 AM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 5:26 AM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 6:26 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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