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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 8:00:00 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 162° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 16.4"938.68 miWest0° 02' 39.5"3.05 miSouth938.82 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.4"770.09 miEast1° 31' 33.5"104.97 miSouth780.94 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 8:00 AM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirMon 7:00 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 8:00 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 6:00 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 9:00 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 8:00 AM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 8:00 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoMon 5:00 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 8:00 AM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:00 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-southwest WSW

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