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 20:00:00 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 10' ||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:
|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' 16.4"||938.75 mi||west||0° 02' 39.6"||3.05 mi||south||938.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 53.5"||770.15 mi||east||1° 31' 36.2"||105.03 mi||south||781.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Mon 8:00 AM||495 km||307 miles||267 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Mon 7:00 AM||1583 km||984 miles||855 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Mon 8:00 AM||1787 km||1110 miles||965 nm|| SE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Mon 6:00 AM||2016 km||1252 miles||1088 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Sun 9:00 AM||2232 km||1387 miles||1205 nm|| ENE|
|Yaren||Mon 8:00 AM||2404 km||1494 miles||1298 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Mon 8:00 AM||2436 km||1513 miles||1315 nm|| SSE|
|Tokyo||Mon 5:00 AM||2751 km||1709 miles||1485 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Sun 8:00 AM||3247 km||2017 miles||1753 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Mon 5:00 AM||3304 km||2053 miles||1784 nm|| WSW|
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