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 18:36:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||177° 32' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.2"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 16.9"||938.39 mi||west||0° 02' 31.1"||2.89 mi||south||938.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 51.4"||769.81 mi||east||1° 28' 14.3"||101.17 mi||south||780.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sun 7:36 AM||827 km||514 miles||447 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Mon 6:36 AM||1663 km||1033 miles||898 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Mon 6:36 AM||1933 km||1201 miles||1044 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Sun 8:36 AM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Sun 6:36 AM||2276 km||1414 miles||1229 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Mon 6:36 AM||2373 km||1474 miles||1281 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Mon 6:36 AM||2900 km||1802 miles||1566 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 8:36 AM||3029 km||1882 miles||1635 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Mon 5:36 AM||3033 km||1885 miles||1638 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Mon 6:36 AM||3256 km||2023 miles||1758 nm|| S|
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