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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 23:22:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 56' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.49 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 30.4"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.6"||978.52 mi||west||0° 09' 36.5"||11.01 mi||south||978.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 08.2"||797.21 mi||east||4° 09' 53.6"||286.28 mi||south||852.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Thu 9:22 AM||432 km||269 miles||233 nm|| NW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 9:22 AM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm|| W|
|Palikir||Thu 10:22 AM||1205 km||749 miles||651 nm|| ESE|
|Melekeok||Thu 8:22 AM||1675 km||1041 miles||904 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Thu 8:22 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 11:22 AM||2023 km||1257 miles||1093 nm|| ENE|
|Manokwari||Thu 8:22 AM||2235 km||1389 miles||1207 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 9:22 AM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Thu 11:22 AM||2476 km||1538 miles||1337 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Thu 11:22 AM||2519 km||1565 miles||1360 nm|| ESE|
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