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 17:36:00 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||163° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 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"||0.05 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 17.1"||938.15 mi||west||0° 02' 25.0"||2.77 mi||south||938.27 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 49.5"||769.57 mi||east||1° 25' 50.0"||98.41 mi||south||779.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 7:36 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| E|
|Wailuku||Sun 7:36 AM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| E|
|Midway||Sun 6:36 AM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:36 AM||2182 km||1356 miles||1178 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Sun 5:36 AM||2708 km||1682 miles||1462 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Mon 5:36 AM||3159 km||1963 miles||1706 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Mon 5:36 AM||3173 km||1971 miles||1713 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Mon 5:36 AM||3373 km||2096 miles||1821 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 6:36 AM||3454 km||2146 miles||1865 nm|| SSW|
|Adak *||Sun 8:36 AM||3646 km||2265 miles||1969 nm|| NNW|
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