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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||165° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 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' 17.0"||938.19 mi||west||0° 02' 25.9"||2.79 mi||south||938.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 49.9"||769.61 mi||east||1° 26' 14.0"||98.87 mi||south||779.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 7:46 AM||791 km||491 miles||427 nm|| E|
|Midway||Sun 6:46 AM||1461 km||908 miles||789 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:46 AM||2270 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Sun 5:46 AM||2574 km||1600 miles||1390 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Mon 5:46 AM||2921 km||1815 miles||1577 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Mon 5:46 AM||2933 km||1822 miles||1584 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Mon 5:46 AM||3174 km||1972 miles||1714 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 6:46 AM||3394 km||2109 miles||1833 nm|| S|
|Adak *||Sun 8:46 AM||3584 km||2227 miles||1935 nm|| NNW|
|Funafuti||Mon 5:46 AM||3649 km||2268 miles||1970 nm|| SSW|
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