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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:36:00 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: 30%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' North, Longitude: 150° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.31 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.78 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.1"946.62 miWest0° 04' 49.2"5.53 miSouth946.87 mi
24 hours11° 53' 02.2"775.69 miEast2° 22' 21.8"163.18 miSouth797.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloMon 7:36 AM445 km276 miles240 nmWest W
WailukuMon 7:36 AM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluMon 7:36 AM762 km473 miles411 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 7:36 AM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 6:36 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Mon 10:36 AM3428 km2130 miles1851 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 5:36 AM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 10:36 AM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 6:36 AM3882 km2412 miles2096 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Mon 10:36 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmNortheast NE

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