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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 8:10:00 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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 160° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.79 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"938.72 miWest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 miSouth938.87 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.7"770.13 miEast1° 31' 57.5"105.43 miSouth781.05 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 8:10 AM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirMon 7:10 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 6:10 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 8:10 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 9:10 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 8:10 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 8:10 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaMon 5:10 AM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 5:10 AM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 5:10 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-southwest WSW

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