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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 6:36:00 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: 38%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 177° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.9"938.32 miWest0° 02' 31.0"2.89 miSouth938.45 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.4"769.75 miEast1° 28' 11.7"101.11 miSouth779.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 7:36 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 6:36 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
MajuroMon 6:36 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 8:36 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 6:36 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 6:36 AM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 6:36 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:36 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 5:36 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 6:36 AM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmSouth S

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