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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 19:34:00 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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 168° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.72 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.5"938.57 miwest0° 02' 36.9"3.00 misouth938.71 mi
24 hours348° 06' 06.9"769.99 miwest1° 30' 31.0"103.78 misouth780.64 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 7:34 AM268 km166 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroMon 7:34 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 8:34 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 6:34 AM1903 km1182 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 7:34 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 7:34 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 5:34 AM2670 km1659 miles1441 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 7:34 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 4:34 AM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 7:34 AM3431 km2132 miles1852 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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