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 20:38:00 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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||159° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.92 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 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' 30.3"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 25.6"||990.71 mi||west||0° 11' 02.9"||12.66 mi||south||991.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 11.9"||810.63 mi||east||4° 39' 35.10"||320.25 mi||south||875.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:38 AM||846 km||526 miles||457 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Thu 10:38 AM||1356 km||842 miles||732 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Thu 8:38 AM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:38 AM||2423 km||1505 miles||1308 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Thu 9:38 AM||2813 km||1748 miles||1519 nm|| NW|
|Apia||Fri 9:38 AM||2878 km||1789 miles||1554 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 8:38 AM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Thu 10:38 AM||3153 km||1959 miles||1703 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Fri 8:38 AM||3154 km||1960 miles||1703 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Fri 8:38 AM||3225 km||2004 miles||1742 nm|| W|
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