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 20:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 40' ||North|
|Longitude: ||157° 20' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 16.3"||938.84 mi||west||0° 02' 41.7"||3.09 mi||south||938.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 53.9"||770.23 mi||east||1° 32' 24.2"||105.95 mi||south||781.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Mon 8:20 AM||987 km||614 miles||533 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Mon 7:20 AM||1525 km||947 miles||823 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Mon 6:20 AM||1556 km||967 miles||840 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Mon 8:20 AM||2115 km||1314 miles||1142 nm|| SE|
|Yokohama||Mon 5:20 AM||2380 km||1479 miles||1285 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Mon 5:20 AM||2394 km||1488 miles||1293 nm|| NW|
|Nagoya||Mon 5:20 AM||2564 km||1593 miles||1384 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Mon 8:20 AM||2568 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| SSE|
|Kyoto||Mon 5:20 AM||2643 km||1642 miles||1427 nm|| NW|
|Osaka||Mon 5:20 AM||2643 km||1643 miles||1427 nm|| NW|
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