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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 19:28:00 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: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||142° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 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"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 25.9"||990.11 mi||west||0° 10' 58.8"||12.58 mi||south||990.45 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 54.5"||809.81 mi||east||4° 38' 13.3"||318.67 mi||south||874.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 9:28 AM||1824 km||1134 miles||985 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 9:28 AM||2095 km||1301 miles||1131 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Thu 9:28 AM||3073 km||1909 miles||1659 nm|| SSW|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 12:28 PM||3698 km||2298 miles||1997 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 12:28 PM||3742 km||2325 miles||2020 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 8:28 AM||3785 km||2352 miles||2044 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 9:28 AM||3870 km||2404 miles||2089 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 7:28 AM||3882 km||2412 miles||2096 nm|| WSW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 12:28 PM||3959 km||2460 miles||2138 nm|| NE|
|Adamstown||Thu 11:28 AM||4048 km||2516 miles||2186 nm|| SSE|
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