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 20:18:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||154° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.85 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 25.7"||990.54 mi||west||0° 11' 01.8"||12.63 mi||south||990.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 06.9"||810.40 mi||east||4° 39' 12.6"||319.80 mi||south||875.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:18 AM||864 km||537 miles||466 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 10:18 AM||1377 km||855 miles||743 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Thu 8:18 AM||2607 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:18 AM||2751 km||1709 miles||1485 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Thu 10:18 AM||3016 km||1874 miles||1628 nm|| S|
|Midway||Thu 9:18 AM||3166 km||1967 miles||1709 nm|| NW|
|Apia||Fri 9:18 AM||3169 km||1969 miles||1711 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:18 AM||3415 km||2122 miles||1844 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 8:18 AM||3490 km||2169 miles||1885 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 9:18 AM||3544 km||2202 miles||1913 nm|| SSW|
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