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 20:28:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||157° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"||990.62 mi||west||0° 11' 02.4"||12.65 mi||south||990.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 09.4"||810.52 mi||east||4° 39' 24.2"||320.02 mi||south||875.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:28 AM||812 km||505 miles||438 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Thu 10:28 AM||1341 km||834 miles||724 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Thu 8:28 AM||2360 km||1467 miles||1274 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:28 AM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Thu 9:28 AM||2984 km||1854 miles||1611 nm|| NW|
|Apia||Fri 9:28 AM||3015 km||1874 miles||1628 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Thu 10:28 AM||3074 km||1910 miles||1660 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Fri 8:28 AM||3270 km||2032 miles||1766 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:28 AM||3379 km||2100 miles||1825 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 8:28 AM||3414 km||2121 miles||1843 nm|| WSW|
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