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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 19:10:00 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: 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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 174° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.7"938.46 miwest0° 02' 34.4"2.95 misouth938.60 mi
24 hours348° 06' 07.6"769.89 miwest1° 29' 33.4"102.68 misouth780.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 7:10 AM839 km521 miles453 nmWest W
MidwaySun 8:10 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 7:10 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 7:10 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 6:10 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 7:10 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 7:10 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 9:10 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 5:10 AM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 7:10 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmSouth S
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