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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 57' North, Longitude: 159° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.4"1005.65 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth1005.71 mi
24 hours10° 56' 29.2"756.73 mieast4° 34' 27.2"314.30 minorth818.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSun 12:58 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoloniaSun 12:58 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSun 1:58 AM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukaSat 11:58 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSat 11:58 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 12:58 AM1149 km714 miles621 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 1:58 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSun 1:58 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:58 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSat 10:58 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmWest W

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