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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 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: 29%

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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 171° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.85 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"947.84 miWest0° 05' 04.5"5.82 miSouth948.10 mi
24 hours348° 07' 11.8"776.42 miWest2° 28' 12.9"169.89 miSouth800.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 8:10 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest W
MajuroTue 8:10 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 9:10 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmNortheast NE
TarawaTue 8:10 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 7:10 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouthwest SW
YarenTue 8:10 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 8:10 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 6:10 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 8:10 AM3163 km1965 miles1708 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 10:10 AM3163 km1966 miles1708 nmEast E

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